By (author) Marcia Brown
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Shadow by Marcia Brown
Book DescriptionShadow lives in the forest... It goes forth at night to prowl around the fires. It even likes to mingle with the dancers... Shadow... It waves with the grasses, curls up at the foot of trees...But in the African experience Shadow is much more. The village storytellers and shamans of an Africa that is passing into memory called forth for the poet Blaise Cendrars an eerie image, shifting between the beliefs of the present and the spirits of the past. Shadow... It does not cry out, it has no voice... It can cast a spell over you... It follows man everywhere, even to war...Marcia Brown's stunning illustrations in collage, inspired by her travels in Africa, evoke the atmosphere and drama of a life now haunted, now enchanted by Shadow.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780689718755
(279mm x 216mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 15-Apr-1994
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Marcia Brown
Stone Soup, Hardback (January 2004)
When three hungry soldiers come to a town where all the food has been hidden, they set out to make soup of water and stones, and all the town enjoys a feast.
Cinderella, Hardback (April 1997)
In her haste to flee the palace before the fairy godmother's magic loses effect, Cinderella leaves behind a glass slipper.
Sopa de Piedras (Stone Soup), Hardback (March 1996)
When three hungry soldiers come to a town where all the food has been hidden, they set out to make soup of water and stones, and all the town enjoys a feast. In Spanish.
Once a Mouse..., Paperback (September 1989)» View all books by Marcia Brown
"In a stunning picture book the artist has illustrated this old fable from India with colored woodcuts which are remarkably fluid in line and dramatic".-- Booklist. A Caldecott Medal book. Illustrated with three-color woodcuts.
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