Lord of the Animals
By (author) Fiona French
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Lord of the Animals by Fiona French
Book DescriptionCoyote has created the world and its creatures, and now he gathers a council to decide how they will make the being who will rule over them all. As the animals start to disagree fur and feathers begin to fly - until Coyote suggests they each make a clay model and then choose the best. Unknown to all of them, however, crafty Coyote has a plan of his own...Fiona French's boldly-illustrated retelling of a Native American Miwok myth gives an intriguing explanation of how human beings began.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781845079161
(270mm x 214mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Publish Date: 23-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Fiona French
Bethlehem, Hardback (September 2004)
"First published in Great Britain in 2001."
Anancy and Mr Dry-Bone, Paperback (October 1992)
A delightful trickster tale from the Caribbean in vibrant silhouette.
Snow White in New York, Paperback (November 1989)» View all books by Fiona French
In this stunningly-illustrated retelling, the well-loved fairy tale is set in 1920s New York. Snow White is a beautiful singer, her wicked stepmother a shady figure from the city's underworld. The dwarves become a seven-piece jazz band, the prince a dashing reporter. With its Jazz Age glamour, this is a unique take on a fairy-tale favourite.
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Author Biography - Fiona French
Fiona French studied Art Education at Croydon College of Art and went on to work as Bridget Riley's assistant. In 1986 she won the Kate Greenaway Medal for Snow White in New York. In 1992 her first book for Frances Lincoln, Anancy and Mr Dry-Bone was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal and chosen as a Children's Book of the Year. Pepi and the Secret Names (written by Jill Paton Walsh), was one of Child Education's Best Story Books of 1994 and shortlisted for the 1995 Children's Book Award. She is renowned for her distinctively sharp and colourful illustrations. Her other books for Frances Lincoln are Paradise, Bethlehem and Canticle of the Sun; The Smallest Samurai, Glass Garden, Jamil's Clever Cat, Lord of the Animals and Pepi and the Secret Names.
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