For thousands of years, in the jungles of the Amazon, shamans have passed their wisdom of the medicinal values of rain forest plants from one generation to the next. The Shaman's Apprentice tells the story of a Tirio Indian boy who dreams of one day being the tribal shaman, and how he and his people learn the importance of their own knowledge about the healing properties of the rain forest. 9 X 11. Full-color illustrations
Author Biography: Lynne Cherry lives on a farm in the Catoctin Mountains of Maryland.
Mark J. Plotkin lives in Arlington, Virginia.
|Publisher:||Turtleback Books: A Division of Sanval|
|Product dimensions:||8.88(w) x 11.26(h) x 0.38(d)|
|Age Range:||6 - 9 Years|
About the Author
LYNNE CHERRY has devoted her life to sharing her concern about environmental issues with others. Her important children's books also include The Armadillo from Amarillo and two tales from the Amazon rain forest: The Great Kapok Tree and The Shaman's Apprentice. She lives in Washington, D.C.