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The Fortune-Tellers
The FortuneTellers
Author: Lloyd Alexander
This original folktale set in Cameroon is full of adventure and sly humor. Lloyd Alexander's story of a young man visiting--and then becoming--the village fortune-teller is brought to vibrant life with some of Caldecott Medalist Trina Schart Hyman's most memorable artwork. Boston Globe/Horn Book Award. New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780756797065
ISBN-10: 0756797063
Publication Date: 10/31/2005
Reading Level: Ages 4-8

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Publisher: Diane Pub Co
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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A short humorous story about a young carpenter turned fortune-teller. The story is greatly enhanced by the beautiful full-color illustrations on every page by Trina Schart Hyman, which set the tale in Africa, and provide details only hinted at in the text.