The Fortune-Tellers

The Fortune-Tellers


Illustrator: Trina Schart Hyman

Format
Paperback
Price
$6.99
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140562330
  • 32 Pages
  • Puffin Books
  • 5-8 years

Overview

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,pointerreviewLloyd 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.
The Fortune-Tellers

The Fortune-Tellers

Lloyd Alexander, Illustrator: Trina Schart Hyman

Awards

New York Times Best Illustrated Book – winner
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