A Trickster Tale From the Pacific Northwest

Book - 1993
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A 1994 Caldecott Honor Book

Raven, the Native American trickster, feels sorry for those who must live in darkness, and he decides to help. He flies over mountains, valleys, and lakes and discovers that light is being kept hidden inside the house of the Sky Chief. Using his cleverness, Raven finds a way to bring light to the world. "The physical environment, oral literature, and traditional life of the Pacific Coast Indians come alive in this amusing and well-conceived picture book."-- School Library Journal
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1993.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780152656614
Branch Call Number: J398.2089970795 McDer etpl 00024246
Characteristics: 1 volumes (unpaged) : illustrations


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Mar 01, 2016

I always loved this book as a kid. The Raven made me laugh at the cleverness of the trickster god in this tale of how the Earth got the sun.

JewelMcLatchy Dec 27, 2012

Delightful story and illustrations. Would be perfect to tell instead of read to a group of older children.

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