Fortune-Tellers

Fortune-Tellers

By: Alexander, Lloyd

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This original folktale set in Cameroon is full of adventure and sly humor. Lloyd Alexander's story of a young man visiting -- and then becoming -- the village fortune-teller is brought to vibrant life with some of Caldecott Medalist Trina Schart Hyman's most memorable artwork. Both children and adults will relish "The Fortune-tellers." "A funny, playful story that evokes the irony of the human condition." -- "Booklist," starred review "Alexander narrates his original tale with folkloric verve and his own mellow brand of irony;Hyman realizes the African setting in...splendid illustrations. A winning tale, superlatively presented." -- "Kirkus Reviews," pointer review Lloyd Alexander's many achievements include a Newbery Medal, a Newbery Honor Medal, and the National Book Award.Trina Schart Hyman won the Caldecott Medal for "Saint George and the Dragon" and a Caldecott Honor Medal for "Little Red Riding Hood," among numerous other awards.

Title: Fortune-Tellers

Author Name: Alexander, Lloyd

Categories: Picture Books Paperback,

Publisher: PUFFIN BOOKS: 6/2/2014

ISBN Number: 0140562338

ISBN Number 13: 9780140562330

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: USED

Seller ID: 0140562338

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