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The Barefoot book of earth tales / retold by Dawn Casey ; illustrated by Anne Wilson.

Author/Creator:
Casey, Dawn, 1975-, author.
Publication:
Cambridge, MA : Barefoot Books, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
96 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Manufacture:
Hong Kong : Printplus Limited
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Other Title:
Earth tales
Subjects:
Tales.
Ecology -- Folklore.
Ecology.
Childrens subjects:
Folklore.
Ecology -- Folklore.
Form/Genre:
Folklore -- Juvenile literature.
Picture books for children.
Folklore.
Children's nonfiction.
Folklore.
Folk literature -- Juvenile literature.
Picture books for children.
Folk literature.
Folklore.
Juvenile works.
Picture books.
Place of Publication:
United States Massachusetts Cambridge.
China Hong Kong.
Summary:
Seven folktales from around the world express the belief that the Earth and all living things are sacred, and that it us up to each of us to care for our part of the planet. Includes an introduction and "eco-activity" for each tale.
Contents:
Sun Mother (Australia)
Why the sky Is far away (Nigeria)
She who is alone (American Southwest/Comanche)
Grumpy gecko (Bali)
The magic garden (Kazakhstan)
Amrita's tree (India)
Stink water (Wales).
Notes:
"Text copyright ©2009 by Dawn Casey. Illustrations copyright ©2009 by Anne WIlson"--verso of title page.
"Printed and bound in China by Printplus, Ltd"--verso of title page.
"This book was typeset in ITC Cerigo Medium and Baker Signet. The illustrations were prepared in printed collaged papers with acrylic and printed backgrounds"--verso of title page.
Includes bibliographical references (page 96).
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2009
Contributor:
Wilson, Anne, 1974- illustrator.
Barefoot Books, Inc., publisher.
Printplus Limited, printer.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
9781846862243
1846862248
9781846869419
1846869412
9781846862625
1846862620
OCLC:
243601704