Coyote and the Laughing Butterflies

Coyote and the Laughing Butterflies This delightful retelling of a Native American folktale is a satisfying selection creatively designed with beautiful pictures and striking imagery School Library Journal Coyote is used to playing tr

  • Title: Coyote and the Laughing Butterflies
  • Author: Harriet Peck Taylor
  • ISBN: 9780027888461
  • Page: 470
  • Format: Hardcover
  • This delightful retelling of a Native American folktale is a satisfying selection, creatively designed, with beautiful pictures and striking imagery School Library Journal.Coyote is used to playing tricks, but in this tale, the tables are turned.Stopping to take a quick nap by the big salty lake where he s supposed to bring home salt for cooking, Coyote s discovered byThis delightful retelling of a Native American folktale is a satisfying selection, creatively designed, with beautiful pictures and striking imagery School Library Journal.Coyote is used to playing tricks, but in this tale, the tables are turned.Stopping to take a quick nap by the big salty lake where he s supposed to bring home salt for cooking, Coyote s discovered by some mischievous butterflies Playing their own trick, they carry Coyote home without his salt Coyote is completely confused until the third time when Coyote wakes up at home with his salt and discovers the butterflies have been having a bit of fun.

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    1. I loved this book Coyote and the Laughing Butterflies by Harriet Peck Taylor. My favorite part of this books was the beautiful illustrations. I think these illustrations will really help young kids become interested in the story. These illustrations could also help kids who are behind on their reading skills to be able to understand the story through the pictures. I also liked how this story introduced the Native American culture and exposed students to different perspectives. Some things I didn [...]

    2. An interesting folk tale with nice pictures. I might not be very smart or maybe I am too smart over thinking it, but what is the point of the storyat butterflies like to play tricks and that is why they fly and flutter around or is it just a story to entertain around the fire?? Don't know

    3. This book is a good story for all ages, it's based on a fable from the Tew Tribe. It has a teaching theme and I enjoyed reading this fairy tale.

    4. Coyote is tricked by some butterflies who laugh so hard about their joke that they cannot fly straight. hcplThis is a fun book that children enjoy.

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