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The Return of Crazy Horse
     

The Return of Crazy Horse

by William Kotzwinkle, Joe Servello (Illustrator)
 

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The Return of Crazy Horse is the story of one of the last great chiefs of the Oglala Sioux, and of a sculptor’s determination to carve a huge statue of the fearless warrior into the Black Hills of South Dakota. William Kotzwinkle captures the sadness of the defeat of Crazy Horse and then takes readers to the site where, in 1948, Korczak Ziolkowski takes

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The Return of Crazy Horse is the story of one of the last great chiefs of the Oglala Sioux, and of a sculptor’s determination to carve a huge statue of the fearless warrior into the Black Hills of South Dakota. William Kotzwinkle captures the sadness of the defeat of Crazy Horse and then takes readers to the site where, in 1948, Korczak Ziolkowski takes on the gargantuan task of sculpting Crazy Horse from a mountain. Kotzwinkle’s prose vividly describes the creation of a monumental work of art as well as the mystical certainty that Crazy Horse will ride again.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781583940471
Publisher:
North Atlantic Books
Publication date:
11/02/2001
Pages:
40
Product dimensions:
10.31(w) x 11.25(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range:
7 - 10 Years

Meet the Author

William Kotzwinkle is the author of eighteen children's books, including Walter the Farting Dog, The World is Big and I'm So Small, Tales from the Empty Notebook, The Nap Master, E.T. The Extraterrestrial and E.T. The Book of the Green Planet. His books for adults include The Bear Went Over the Mountain, The Fan Man, Fata Morgana, and Doctor Rat. His books are published all over the world.

Joe Servello has illustrated many of William Kotzwinkle's books for children and adults, including their best-selling Trouble in Bugland.

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