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A Totem Tale

Vanasse, Deb (Book - 2006 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
A Totem Tale
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On a full-moon night in Alaska, a traditional native totem pole magically comes to life. The Grizzly, Beaver, Frog, and Raven all stretch and scratch and voice their relief at being free at last. But then the first dawn light appears on the horizon, and the totems have to reassemble themselves in the proper order before morning. Who should be on top of whom? Can wise Raven reason with these contentious creatures? Deb Vanasse s enchanting text and Erik Brooks s lively illustrations make this a memorable modern folktale.
Authors: Vanasse, Deb
Title: A totem tale
Publisher: Seattle, WA : Sasquatch Books ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publisher's Group West, c2006
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged.) ;,col. ill. :,29 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Deb Vanasse ; illustrations by Erik Brooks
Notes: "Paws IV."
Summary: On a full-moon night in Alaska, a traditional native totem pole magically comes to life. The Grizzly, Beaver, Frog, and Raven all stretch and scratch and voice their relief at being free at last. But then the first dawn light appears on the horizon, and the totems have to reassemble themselves in the proper order before morning. Who should be on top of whom? Can wise Raven reason with these contentious creatures? Deb Vanasse s enchanting text and Erik Brooks s lively illustrations make this a memorable modern folktale.
Additional Contributors: Brooks, Erik - 1972-
ISBN: 9781570614392
1570614393
Branch Call Number: jE VANASSE
Subject Headings: Totem poles Alaska Juvenile literature Tales Alaska Tlingit Indians Folklore
Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Topical Term: Totem poles
Tales
Tlingit Indians
LCCN: 2005052010
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On a full-moon night in Alaska, a traditional native totem pole magically comes to life. The Grizzly, Beaver, Frog, and Raven all stretch and scratch and voice their relief at being free at last. But then the first dawn light appears on the horizon, and the totems have to reassemble themselves in... Read More »


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