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The Barefoot Book of Earth Tales
The Barefoot Book of Earth Tales
The Barefoot Book of Earth Tales
The Barefoot Book of Earth Tales
The Barefoot Book of Earth Tales

The Barefoot Book of Earth Tales

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Retold by Dawn Casey
Illustrated by Anne Wilson

Packed with 7 hands-on activities, this gorgeous anthology of traditional tales from around the world promotes a sustainable lifestyle and keeps kids busy! Follow the Sun Mother, a brave Comanche girl and a thoughtful Welsh couple, and you'll see how the culture-crossing, centuries-old practice of green living is perhaps more relevant today than ever before. It's the perfect intercultural anthology for the young naturalist or backseat traveler!

  • NAPRA Nautilus Gold Award Winner, 2013
  • American Folklore Society Aesop Accolade, 2009
  • 9 x 11 inches
  • 96 pages
  • Ages 5-11 years
Dawn Casey has always been passionate about traditional tales, believing that folklore can help answer some of the deepest questions about humankind. A primary school teacher and writer, Dawn says that passing on these stories is a great privilege, as well as a great pleasure. Dawn lives in East Sussex, England with her husband and daughter.

Anne Wilson gains much of her inspiration and use of color from her travels. She has an MA in Illustration from St. Martin's College of Art, London and has been illustrating children's books for several years. She lives in Reading, England with her husband and daughters.