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Moon Over the Mountain

Moon Over the Mountain
Moon Over the Mountain
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A fun–filled retelling of a traditional Asian tale in which a discontented stonecutter is never satisfied with each wish that is granted him. In this variation, a vivid Southwestern landscape helps set the story.

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Pages: 36
Reading Level: Beginner (1 to 6)
Language: English
ISBN: 9781936299577
Categories: Fantasy, Imagination, Mother Nature
Features: Illustrations
Keywords: stonecutter, asian, fairy tale, wishes
Date Added: June 13, 2013
Portrait Books   AM Page About the Author Keith Polette is a specialist in childrens literacy and a prolif ic and awardwinning author He earned a PhD in English from Saint Louis University two Masters degrees from Idaho State Universityone in English and one in Dramaand a BA in English from Central Methodist College Keith is currently Professor of English and the Director of the English Education program at the University of Texas at El Paso Keith enjoys martial arts photography hiking canoeing and his cat Emily He lives in El Paso Texas About the Illustrator Michael KressRussick was born in Ottawa Illinois and lived in Los Angeles and Chicago before moving to Madison Wisconsin He has long dreamed of working as a childrens book illustrator and this book is the f irst fulf illment of that dream Michael and his wife Toni have four wonderful children and a slightly wonderful dog named Tickle Free activities for this book are available at wwwraventreepresscom M o o n O v e r T h e M o u n t a i n P o l e t t e K R E S S R U S S I C K R a v e n T r e e P r e s s  RL Moon Over The Mountain  Moon Over the Mountain is the retelling of an Asian folktale with a Southwest twist in which in which a poor stonecutter is never satisf ied even though his every wish comes true The story is set in a vivid southwestern landscape where Agipito is unhappy with his hard job of cutting stones Amazingly Agipitos wishes to be something else are granted But he always f inds a problem with his new life Finally Agipito becomes a coyote a favorite trickster character in many folktalesand disappears into the desert Agipito learns that what you wish for may not always be the best for you Raven Tree Press A Division of Delta Systems Co Inc Miller Parkway McHenry IL wwwraventreepresscom Childrens Printed in Taiwan Written by Keith Polette Illustrated by Michael KressRussick MoonES7407URTP Portrait Books   AM Page MOTMEngInsidesRTP Portrait Books   AM Page Moon over the mountain Writte