The Fortune-Tellers Lloyd Alexander

The Fortune-Tellers

Author: Lloyd Alexander
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The Fortune-Tellers
Lloyd Alexander
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.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Lloyd AlexanderPublisher: Puffin BooksPublished: 10/01/1997ISBN: 9780140562330Pages: 32Weight: 0.32lbsSize: 8.72h x 11.29w x 0.10dReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 09/22/1997Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 6360 / Fortune-TellersReading Level: 4.6 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5

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