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The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South

Author: Robert D San Souci; Jerry Pinkney; Jane Byers Bierhorst; Dial Books for Young Readers.; South China Printing Co.
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, ©1989
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded.
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Genre/Form: Coretta Scott King Award (Illustrator)
Caldecott Medal
Fiction
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
San Souci, Robert D.
Talking eggs.
New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, ©1989
(OCoLC)556667047
Online version:
San Souci, Robert D.
Talking eggs.
New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, ©1989
(OCoLC)593180997
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert D San Souci; Jerry Pinkney; Jane Byers Bierhorst; Dial Books for Young Readers.; South China Printing Co.
ISBN: 0803706197 : 9780803706194 0803706200 9780803706200
OCLC Number: 18873666
Notes: "Designed by Jane Byers Bierhorst"--Title page verso.
"The full-color artwork was prepared using pencil, colored pencils, and watercolor. It was then color-separated and reproduced as red, blue, yellow, and black halftones"--Title page verso.
Art techniques used: Pinkney's familiar detailed and delicate watercolors.
Includes a note about the origin of The talking eggs folktale (p. [3]).
Awards: Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 1990.
Caldecott Honor Book, 1990.
ALA Notable Book.
Target Audience: Grades 3-7.
Description: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: retold by Robert D. San Souci ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney.

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A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded.

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