A Totem Tale (Paperback)

By Deb Vanasse, Erik Brooks (Illustrator)
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On a full-moon night in Alaska, a traditional native totem pole magically comes to life. The Grizzly, Beaver, Frog, and Raven all stretch and scratch and voice their relief at being free at last. But then the first dawn light appears on the horizon, and the totems have to reassemble themselves in the proper order before morning. Who should be on top of whom? Can wise Raven reason with these contentious creatures? Deb Vanasse's enchanting text and Erik Brooks's lively illustrations make this a memorable modern folktale.

About the Author

Deb Vanasse is the author of several books for children and adults, including A Distant Enemy, No Returns, and "Black Wolf of the Glacier". She is the cofounder of and teacher at the 49 Writers Alaska Writing Center.

Praise For…

For Practically Perfect Pajamas by Erik Brooks: "The fast-paced humorous text teaches an important lesson without being preachy, while the illustrations impart personality to the protagonists-Aurora and Percy as well as to the supporting players." - B

Product Details
ISBN: 9781570614392
ISBN-10: 1570614393
Publisher: Sasquatch Books
Publication Date: February 7th, 2006
Pages: 32
Language: English