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Raven, the trickster

legends of the North American Indians

by Robinson, Gail.

  • 216 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Atheneum in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northwest Coast of North America,
  • Northwest Coast of North America.
    • Subjects:
    • Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America -- Folklore.,
    • Raven (Legendary character) -- Northwest Coast of North America.,
    • Tricksters -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Indians of North America -- Northwest Coast of North America -- Folklore.,
    • Ravens -- Folklore.

    • About the Edition

      Nine northwest Indian tales of Raven, the clever trickster who loves to get the better of others but is always willing to help those in danger or distress.

      Edition Notes

      Statementretold by Gail Robinson ; introduction by Douglas Hill ; illustrations by Joanna Troughton.
      ContributionsTroughton, Joanna, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE78.N78 R58 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination125 p. :
      Number of Pages125
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3484530M
      ISBN 100689502478
      LC Control Number82004017
      OCLC/WorldCa8305840

      In a starred review, PW called McDermott's retelling of a Native American tale describing the birth of the sun "crisply elegant. McDermott adds to the folktale bookshelf a work in the grand. Raven A Trickster Tale From the Pacific Northwest (Book): McDermott, Gerald: Raven, a Pacific Coast Indian trickster, sets out to find the sun.

      Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 32p. yrs. At the start of this story, the whole world is in darkness. Raven, the trickster, pities the people, so he flies to the home of the Sky Chief to find the light, which he has hidden. Raven uses his power for shape-shifting to trick the Sky Chief. Tricky Tricksters Children love trickster tales, which often feature a smaller animal who, using cunning and wit, outsmarts the stronger animal who is only thinking of himself. There's something universally appealing about these very wise human tales, which are found in all parts of the world from Ireland, to India, to Africa and the American.

      Raven, a Native American trickster from the Pacific Northwest, sets out to find the sun. Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest: Gerald McDermott - A fun, simplified retelling of a traditional local legend. Raven steals the sun from the Sky Chief, delivering its .


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A bit of a tricky God himself, he’s the trickster book the long-suffering victim of arch-rival in trickery, Coyote. Raven is a trickster tale from the Pacific Northwest. What do you know about trickster tales. Trickster tales are found in many different cultures around the world.

This story is about the Raven who wants to give light to the world. Read to find out how he uses trickery to try to find a way to give light to the people.

Ravens are big black birds. Raven appears as the trickster god of Native American mythology and one of the children of Oberon in the Gargoyles episode "Heritage." Mr Wednesday is accompanied by twin ravens in American Gods, after the book by Neil Gaiman of the same name.

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This book for children is based on the myth of the mischievious Raven from the Indians of the Pacific Northwest and how the Raven discovered the Sun and placed it in the sky. The book was a Caldecott Honor book (i.e., a runner-up to the Medal winner) for best illustrations in a children's by: Raven, the Trickster book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Nine northwest Indian tales of Raven, the clever trickster who loves /5(9). Raven, the trickster, wants to give people the gift of light.

But can he find out where Sky Chief keeps it. And if he does, will he be able to escape without being discovered. His dream seems impossible, but if anyone can find a way to 4/4(10).

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Amazon Price New from Used from /5(). Raven: A Trickster Tale from the Pacific Northwest. Author: Gerald McDermott Illustrator: Gerald McDermott Publisher: Harcourt Date: Awards: Caldecott Honor () Ages: Topics: picture book, Native American, trickster tales, Pacific Northwest Summary: This Pacific Northwest tale tells the story of how Raven steals light from the Sky Chief and brings it to people.

His acclaimed series of trickster tales consists of Raven (a Caldecott Honor Book), Zomo the Rabbit, Coyote, Jabuti, Pig-Boy, and Monkey, each of which draws from the folktale traditions of a different part of the world. Living with the Trickster: Crows, Ravens, and Human Culture.

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The illustrations by Angell are beautiful, and give the book a very special feel. Author: Jackie Chappell. oral tradition of the First Nations in British Columbia. Depicted as both a creator and a trickster, Raven’s exploits are told in hundreds of stories from the Tsimshian, Haida, Heiltsuk, Tlingit Author: Allison Meier.

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Raven, the trickster, wants to give people the gift of light. But can he find out where Sky Chief keeps it? And if he does, will he be able to escape without being discovered? His dream seems impossible, but if anyone can find a way to .McDermott reshapes the familiar trickster tale from the Pacific Northwest in which Raven steals light from the Sky Chief and brings it to people.

Raven's spirit world is boldly colored and hard-edged, a strong graphic contrast to the soft watercolor background of the .