Horse Hooves and Chicken Feet
Publication Date: September 1, 2003
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Neil Philip is a noted folklorist and anthologist who has written several books on Native American and multicultural themes for Clarion, including IN A SACRED MANNER I LIVE, which was named both a YALSA Best Book for Young Adults and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. He lives in England.
"Richly varied collection...distinctive flavor...stylish and humorous retellings...alive with bright color...a well-put-together package. Clearly superior...enjoyable volume." SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL School Library Journal
"well-documented and authentic...Mexican flavor is strong throughout...occasional brilliant, hot watercolors...much information for the serious student of folklore." KIRKUS REVIEWS Kirkus Reviews
"15 traditional Mexican tales...lovers, princesses, magicians and priests, illustrated in the style and fiesta-bright hues of Mexican folk art." PUBLISHERS WEEKLY Publishers Weekly
"useful and attractively presented...stories are simply yet effectively retold...exuberant illustrations...illuminating introduction...An extensive bibliography...a solid collection" BOOKLIST Booklist, ALA