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A Coyote Solstice Tale

King, Thomas (Book )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
A Coyote Solstice Tale
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Wily trickster Coyote is having his friends over for a little solstice get-together in the woods when a little girl comes by unexpectedly. She leads the friends through the snowy woods to the mall - a place they had never seen before. The trickster goes crazy with glee as he shops with abandon, only to discover that filling a shopping cart with goodies is not quite the same thing as actually paying for them. The trickster is tricked and goes back to his cabin in the woods - somewhat subdued - though nothing can keep Coyote down for long. Thomas King is known for his fiction featuring Canada's Native people, while Gary Clement's artwork has appeared in several popular children's books. A Coyote Solstice Tale blends King's brilliant deadpan humor and Clement's evocative watercolors in this witty critique of consumerism and consumption aimed at all ages.
Authors: King, Thomas, 1943-
Title: A Coyote solstice tale
Publisher: Toronto, Groundwood Books, 2009
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: by Thomas King ; pictures by Gary Clement
Additional Contributors: Clement, Gary
ISBN: 0888999291
9780888999290
Branch Call Number: j Holiday KING 2009
Subject Headings: Winter solstice Juvenile fiction Consumption (Economics) Juvenile fiction Coyote (Legendary character) Juvenile fiction
Topical Term: Winter solstice
Consumption (Economics)
Coyote (Legendary character)
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When Coyote and his animal pals follow a girl in a reindeer costume back to the mall, Coyote goes on a mad shopping spree, but is horrified to discover he has to pay for things. RL 4.9


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Oct 03, 2011
  • Connorhw1 rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

The author of this book never used quotation marks in any speaking of the characters, it was very hard to understand!!!

When the animals came to coyote's cottage, they had a good dinner. In the nick of time, a girl wearing a reindeer hat came. I liked this because it showed how not to be greedy.

Apr 26, 2011
  • oscar_sahil rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

this is maybe my most favourite book

Apr 26, 2011
  • Heidi061818 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I LOVED IT!!!!!

I love this book its sooooooooooo cool.

This is an exlint book to read you kids need to read this book it's asome so get up grag this book and read.

Apr 12, 2011
  • jenny48 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

It was a funny

Mar 31, 2011
  • xXJessicaxX rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

It was good!!!

Mar 30, 2011
  • tdye135 rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

it was short but it wasn't that good

Mar 29, 2011
  • emeka12345 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

it takes about a fox

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