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The Resource The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South, retold by Robert D. San Souci ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney

The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South, retold by Robert D. San Souci ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney

Label
The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South
Title
The talking eggs
Title remainder
a folktale from the American South
Statement of responsibility
retold by Robert D. San Souci ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
Creator
Contributor
Book designer
Illustrator
Publisher
Printer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded
Summary
Creole folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1990
  • Colorado Children's Book Award, 1991.
  • Delaware Diamonds (book award), Primary (Grades K-2), 1994.
  • Georgia Children's Book Award for Picture Storybook, 1993.
  • Golden Sower Award (Nebraska), Grades K-3, 1992.
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for Primary School, 1993.
Awards note
  • Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 1990.
  • Caldecott Honor Book, 1990.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
098047
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/1/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PZ8.1.S227
  • PS3569.A46698
LC item number
  • Tal 1989
  • T35 1989
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 3
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a folktale from the American South
Label
The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South, retold by Robert D. San Souci ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Designed by Jane Byers Bierhorst"--T.p. verso
  • "The full-color artwork was prepared using pencil, colored pencils, and watercolor. It was then color-separated and reproduced as red, blue, yellow, and black halftones"--T.p. verso
  • Art techniques used: Pinkney's familiar detailed and delicate watercolors
  • Includes a note about the origin of The talking eggs folktale (p. [3])
Control code
476897
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
[32] p.
Isbn
9780803706194
Lccn
88033469
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm18873666
  • (OCoLC)18873666
Label
The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South, retold by Robert D. San Souci ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
Publication
Note
  • "Designed by Jane Byers Bierhorst"--T.p. verso
  • "The full-color artwork was prepared using pencil, colored pencils, and watercolor. It was then color-separated and reproduced as red, blue, yellow, and black halftones"--T.p. verso
  • Art techniques used: Pinkney's familiar detailed and delicate watercolors
  • Includes a note about the origin of The talking eggs folktale (p. [3])
Control code
476897
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
[32] p.
Isbn
9780803706194
Lccn
88033469
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm18873666
  • (OCoLC)18873666

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