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Gerald McDermott and you

Author: Jon C Stott
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Libraries Unlimited, 2004.
Series: Author and you.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a comprehensive study of Caldecott winner Gerald McDermott, and explores his life and works, background, and education, with insights into seventeen of his tales.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Gerald McDermott; Gerald McDermott
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon C Stott
ISBN: 1591581753 9781591581758
OCLC Number: 56777750
Description: xiv, 109 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents: Preface / Gerald McDermott --
Series Foreword / Sharon Coatney, Sharron McElmeel --
The Author: Gerald McDermott-A Life in Story --
The Stories and You --
Eleven stories discussed with engagement and extension ideas --
Anansi the Spider --
Arrow to the Sun --
The Stonecutter --
Papagayo the Mischief Maker --
Daniel O'Rourke --
Zomo the Rabbit --
Raven --
Coyote --
Musicians of the Sun --
Jabuti the Tortoise --
Creation --
Other McDermott Books Briefly Considered --
Six stories briefly discussed --
The Magic Tree --
The Voyage of Osiris --
The Knight of the Lion --
Sunflight --
Daughter of Earth --
Tim O'Toole and the Wee Folk.
Series Title: Author and you.
Responsibility: Jon C. Stott ; foreword and illustrations by Gerald McDermott.

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