Talking Eggs A Folktale from the American South (The Talking Eggs)

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Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award 1990  and Caldecott Honor 1989 Medal

The author of such delights as The Christmas Ark and The Enchanted Tapestry joins forces with illustrator Pinkney to resurrect a colorful folktale that captures the unique flavor of the American South. A 1989 Caldecott Honor Book.---from the publisher

A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded.---from the publisher

32 pages                          9780803706194                         Ages 4-8

Keywords:  folk tale,  fairy tale, African American, witch, greed, eggs, Easter, 4 year old, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, Caldecott Honor

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