An expression of the universal myth of the hero-quest, this beautiful story also portrays the Indian reverence for the source of life: the Solar Fire. Vibrant full-color illustrations capture the boldness and color of Pueblo art. A Caldecott Medal Book.An expression of the universal myth of the hero-quest, this beautiful story also portrays the Indian reverence for the source of life: the Solar Fire. Vibrant full-color illustrations capture the boldness and color of Pueblo art. A Caldecott Medal Book.Read Less
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Gerald McDermott is one of the most awesome illustrators ever. I remember this book (also, Anansi the Spider!) from elementary school- not only because of the story, but the amazing, bold and colorful geometric illustrations! They have stuck with me all my life. I highly recommend this book. It is a classic!
Jun 30, 2007
A beautifully illustrated Pueblo Indian folk tale. "Long ago the Lord of the sun sent the spark of Life to Earth"..... A son is born from the sun and he begins his journey/adventure to prove himself worthy of his Father. "The Father and his son rejoiced. "Now you must return to earth, my son, and bring my spirit to the world of men"...
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