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Dance of the rain gods / written and illustrated by Julee Dickerson Thompson.

Author/Creator:
Thompson, Julee Dickerson.
Publication:
Trenton, New Jersey : Africa World Press, Inc., [1994] , ©1994.
Format/Description:
Book
[32] unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 22 x 29 cm
Subjects:
Folk literature.
Thunderstorms -- Juvenile literature.
Folk literature.
Thunderstorms.
Form/Genre:
Picture books.
Folk literature.
Juvenile works.
Folk literature.
Folklore.
Place of Publication:
United States New Jersey Trenton.
Summary:
This is an African American folktale bringing us the magic behind a rainstorm. The names of the gods are derived by merely spelling the elements of a thunderstorm backwards."
Notes:
"The illustrations in this book are a combination of airbrush, laser prints, and watercolors in mixed-media collage."
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copies 1-4 presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copies 1-3 are "First Printing, 1994".
Banks Collection copy 2 has dated 21st-century manuscript gift inscription ("For Joanna Thanks for beig [sic] a Rainbow! Julee 2003") on half-title leaf.
Banks Collection copy 2 has large advertising postcard for appearances by Francine Haskins to publicize her book I remember 121 in Washington, D.C., and Oakland, Calif., addressed to Joanna Banks laid in.
Banks Collection copy 4 signed "Best Wishes Julee."
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy 1-4)
Banks, Joanna (inscription) (Banks Collection copy 2)
Thompson, Julee Dickerson (autograph) (Banks Collection copy 2 and 4)
Penn Chronology:
1994
Contributor:
Africa World Press, Inc., publisher.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0865432589 (cloth)
9780865432581
0865432598
0865432498
9780865432598
0865432597 :
OCLC:
32444524
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