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Two-Legged Creature: An Otoe Story.

WALTERS, Anna Lee (retold by).

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ISBN 10: 0873585534 / ISBN 13: 9780873585538
Editorial: Northland Publishing,, Flagstaff:, 1993
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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First edition. Previous owner's name on front paste-down, else near fine in a near fine (minor edge wear at the spine ends) dust jacket. N° de ref. de la librería 65625

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Título: Two-Legged Creature: An Otoe Story.

Editorial: Northland Publishing,, Flagstaff:

Año de publicación: 1993

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Ilustrador: Illustrated by Carol Bowles

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

Edición: 1st Edition

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This Otoe Indian legend explains how, after a magically harmonious period in the world when Man and the animals lived in peace, Man changed and became abusive, so that only Dog and Horse have remained close.

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Walters succinctly retells an Otoe legend set in a time when the world was ruled by animals. The animals speak the same language and "live together in peace and happiness without argument and fear." Only one man dwells among them, and the creatures have taught him and watched over him. All has gone well, but Man begins to act "differently"; he no longer follows the animals' advice, and is impolite and cruel to them. The creatures hold a meeting and decide that Man must live on his own. Only the dog and the horse elect to stand by him--to keep him company and be his friend. Walters's crisp, forthright narrative deftly distills this Native American tale, the essence of which young readers should grasp easily. Like the story they illustrate, Bowles's exquisite paintings are at once simple and sophisticated. Framed by intriguing borders, her art sumptuously depicts the beasts and the colors of the natural world in a remote era--when things were just starting to get complicated. Ages 5-up.
Copyright 1993 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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