Fire Race A Karuk Coyote Tale About How Fire Came to the People by Jonathan London, Lanny Pinola
  

Synopsis

Fire Race A Karuk Coyote Tale About How Fire Came to the People by Jonathan London, Lanny Pinola

Inspired by a legend of the Karuk people, the story of how Coyote captures fire and how Eagle, Cougar, Fox, Bear and others work together to help is a dramatic tale of bravery and cooperation.

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-- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY,

Pick of the Lists, March 1993 It will take a lot of searching to find a more beautifully illustrated or carefully researched adaptation than this retelling of the Karuk tale of how fire came to the people. The tale itself suspensefully unfolds, as the animals steal the fire and claim it for themselves, but the detail of its artwork enliven it from cover to cover. -- SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL,

April 1, 1993 The Yellow Jackets are known to keep fire on top of their snowy mountain

the text, lightly bordered with Native American motifs, is nicely integrated into the design. An attractive addition. Afterword by Julian Lang, a member of th

About the Author

Jonathan London is the author of more than fifty books for children. He lives in Northern California with his family. Read more about the inspiration behind Jonathan's work. Lanny Pinola is a Pomo/Miwok storyteller, who works as a park ranger in Northern California. In 1991, he was awarded the Secretary of the Interior Stewardship for his success in promoting ties between the National Park Service and the Native American commu Sylvia Long is the illustrator of several books for children including the best sellers Ten Little Rabbits and Alejandro's Gift. Ms. Long's detailed paintings are inspired by her love of animals and the outdoors. She lives in Arizona. Read more about Sylvi

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages
Interest Age: Under 6-8

Author

Jonathan London, Lanny Pinola
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Publisher

Chronicle Books

Publication date

20th February 1997

ISBN

9780811814881


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