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The Fortune Tellers
The Fortune Tellers
Author: Lloyd Alexander, Trina Schart Hyman (Illustrator)
Tired of working with wood, a carpenter asks a fortune-teller to read his future. Much to the carpenter's delight, the fortune-teller predicts a sunny life ahead. When the carpenter returns to ask for details, the fortune-teller has disappeared - and the carpenter discovers he has a talent for an exotic new occupation. Vibrant illustrations evok...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780525448495
ISBN-10: 0525448497
Publication Date: 9/30/1992
Pages: 32
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

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Publisher: Dutton Juvenile
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.