Soft Child: How Rattlesnake Got its Fangs
|Rating||:||4.44 (599 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||32 Pages|
"While scarce in text (an adult can easily read the entire booklet in less than 5 minutes)" according to L. Paul. While scarce in text (an adult can easily read the entire booklet in less than 5 minutes), this simple retelling of a Native American story about how Rattlesnake got his fangs is beautifully illustrated and teaches children not to fear rattlesnakes while also teaching caution and respect. This book is also a parable about the folly of being a bully. I highly recommend this book, not only for children but also for those wit. "It will captivate all children" according to Sally Johnson. My students have always loved this story. And I have ready it year after year for a decade! I highly recommend it.
Joe has earned a distinctive role as a bilingual storyteller.Joe Hayes is one of America's premier storytellers-a nationally recognized teller of tales from the Hispanic, Native American and Anglo cultures. He has shared stories in over 3,000 schools and spoken at educational conferences throughout the country. It is a collection of some o
Joe has earned a distinctive role as a bilingual storyteller.Joe Hayes is one of America's premier storytellers-a nationally recognized teller of tales from the Hispanic, Native American and Anglo cultures. His bilingual Spanish-English tellings have earned him a distinctive place among America's storytellers. As he got older, Joe began gathering old stories from the Southwest. His first book, The Day It Snowed Tortillas, was published in 1982. It is a collection of some of Joe's favorite Hispanic stories from New Mexico, and has become a regional classic. He has appeared at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, TN, and one of his tales was chosen for the book Best Loved Stories Told At The National Storytelling Festival. Fo
A Native American legend tells how Sky God helped Rattlesnake to defend himself.Ages 4-8