Coyote: A Trickster Tale from the American Southwest (Paperback)

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Wherever Coyote goes you can be sure he’ll find trouble. Now he wants to sing, dance, and fly like the crows, so he begs them to teach him how. The crows agree but soon tire of Coyote’s bragging and boasting. They decide to teach the great trickster a lesson. This time, Coyote has found real trouble!

About the Author

GERALD MCDERMOTT (1941-2012) was an internationally acclaimed author-illustrator and the creator of numerous award-winning books and animated films for children. Winner of the Caldecott Medal and two Caldecott Honors for his picture books, he was also a consultant to the Joseph Campbell Foundation on mythology in education. His acclaimed series of trickster tales consists of Raven (a Caldecott Honor Book), Zomo the Rabbit, Coyote, Jabuti, Pig-Boy, and Monkey, each of which draws from the folktale traditions of a different part of the world.

Praise For…

“Kids will love the action and the brilliantly colored art.”—Sesame Street Parents
“A splendid tale, perfectly paced for an amusing read-aloud.”—Publishers Weekly
“This is great for story-telling: kids will love the slapstick action and the bright, comic art.”—Booklist
“Lively, visually splendid, and sure to appeal.”—Kirkus Review
Product Details
ISBN: 9780152019587
ISBN-10: 0152019588
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 19th, 1999
Pages: 32
Language: English