Coyote Tales

by Thomas King illustrated by Byron Eggenschwiler
Short Summary
Set at a time when “animals and humans still spoke the same language,” these clever contemporary trickster tales are filled with warmth, humor, and just a touch of mischief!

Good For:
Newly Independent Readers, Wry Rhyming Humor and Whimsical Watercolor Art, A Trickster to Win Readers’ Hearts

Topics and Themes:
Traditional Stories and Trickster Tales, Cherokee Lore, Coyotes, Ravens, Other Animals Characters, Cleverness, Solving Problems, Humor

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“Coyote Sings to the Moon” tells a story of the old days, when Moon was much brighter and closer to the earth and Old Woman and the animals would sing to her each night. One night Coyote attempted to join them, but his voice was so terrible they begged him to stop. Feeling rejected, he lashed out, saying, “Who needs the Moon anyway?” Furious, Moon dove into a pond, plunging the world into darkness. Clever Old Woman came up with a plan to send Moon back up into the sky and, thanks to Coyote, there she stays today. In “Coyote’s New Suit,” mischievous Raven wreaks havoc when she suggests that Coyote’s toasty brown suit is not the finest in the forest.
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Product Details

    • Grades: 3 - 5
    • Ages: 8 - 10
  • Product Type: Book
  • Page Count: 64 pages
  • Dimensions: 5 1/4" x 7 5/8"
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 13: 978-1-338-62749-7