Coyote Tales

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Product Details

Price
$16.95  $15.59
Publisher
Groundwood Books
Publish Date
Pages
56
Dimensions
5.6 X 7.9 X 0.5 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781554988334

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About the Author

Thomas King has written several highly acclaimed children's books. A Coyote Solstice Tale, illustrated by Gary Clement, won the American Indian Library Association Youth Literature Award for Best Picture Book and A Coyote Columbus Story, illustrated by William Kent Monkman, was a Governor General's Award finalist.

King, who is of Cherokee and Greek descent, was a Professor of English at the University of Guelph for many years, where he taught Native Literature and Creative Writing. He recently won the Governor General's Award for his adult novel, The Back of the Turtle, and he has been nominated for the Commonwealth Writers Prize.

Byron Eggenschwiler is a graduate of the Alberta College of Art and Design. He is an award-winning illustrator whose many clients include the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, GQ, National Post, O, The Oprah Magazine, the Walrus and Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.

Reviews


"Coyote Sings to the Moon" (Key Porter, 1998, illustrated by Johnny Wales):
A brilliant book. King s Coyote is part traditional trickster and part 1950s greaser
"Quill & Quire," starred review
"A Coyote Solstice Tale" by Thomas King, illustrated by Gary Clement:
American Indian Library Association Youth Literature Awards, Best Picture Book.
The humor is dry and affectionate, the rhyming text delights with sly turns of phrase, the watercolor cartoons are whimsical...[A] holiday treat... "School Library Journal"
"A Coyote Columbus Story" by Thomas King, illustrated by William Kent Monkman:
A Governor General s Award Finalist
This is an entertaining story, great fun to read aloud because the language is crisp, colloquial, and very expressive. It is also extremely thought-provoking. "Quill & Quire," starred review
..very funny, provocative, and offers a unique and absolutely engaging point of view. "Toronto Star"
...what Coyote captures...is the spirit of cheekiness, a bold, outrageous iconoclastic energy that incorporates warmth and inclusiveness. "Horn Book""

Coyote Sings to the Moon (Key Porter, 1998, illustrated by Johnny Wales):
A brilliant book. King s Coyote is part traditional trickster and part 1950s greaser
Quill & Quire, starred review
A Coyote Solstice Tale by Thomas King, illustrated by Gary Clement:
American Indian Library Association Youth Literature Awards, Best Picture Book.
The humor is dry and affectionate, the rhyming text delights with sly turns of phrase, the watercolor cartoons are whimsical...[A] holiday treat... School Library Journal
A Coyote Columbus Story by Thomas King, illustrated by William Kent Monkman:
A Governor General s Award Finalist
This is an entertaining story, great fun to read aloud because the language is crisp, colloquial, and very expressive. It is also extremely thought-provoking. Quill & Quire, starred review
..very funny, provocative, and offers a unique and absolutely engaging point of view. Toronto Star
...what Coyote captures...is the spirit of cheekiness, a bold, outrageous iconoclastic energy that incorporates warmth and inclusiveness. Horn Book"