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The Storyteller
     

The Storyteller

by Mary Packard
 

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"The one who tells the stories rules the world."—Hopi

Storytelling is an integral part of Pueblo life—reaching back in time to inform and delight. Through these stories, life's wisdom is passed from generation to generation. Beautiful full-color paintings and spot illustrations by Land Eagle of the Taos Pueblo, accompany the nineteen stories

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"The one who tells the stories rules the world."—Hopi

Storytelling is an integral part of Pueblo life—reaching back in time to inform and delight. Through these stories, life's wisdom is passed from generation to generation. Beautiful full-color paintings and spot illustrations by Land Eagle of the Taos Pueblo, accompany the nineteen stories included in this book.

The art of creating clay Storytellers, also known as "Singing Mothers," is a Pueblo tradition. The Storyteller featured on the cover was designed by Bea Loretto of the Jemez Pueblo.

"Hold fast to the words of your ancestors."—Hopi

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014428491
Publisher:
The Book Shop, LTD
Publication date:
05/16/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
212
File size:
14 MB
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Meet the Author

Mary Packard is a published adapter, author, editor, and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Mary Packard include The Story of Christmas, Animal Planet The Most Extreme Predators (Animal Planet Extreme Animals), Goliath Beetle: One of the World's Heaviest Insects (Supersized!), and Working Horses (Horse Power).

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