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 » Year. School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. Full color.« less
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.