The Sparrow and the Trees (Hardcover)

A Cherokee Folktale

By Sharon Chriscoe, Susan Detwiler (Illustrator)

Arbordale Publishing, 9781628556339, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 10, 2015

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (9/10/2015)
Paperback, Spanish (9/10/2015)

List Price: 17.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.

Description

The Sparrow family is ready for their trip south for the winter, but Papa's wing is hurt and he cannot make the trip. He asks the trees for help. One by one, the mighty, leafy trees of the forest say no Will any of the trees help Papa Sparrow? What will happen to the selfish trees that turned him away? Discover why some trees lose their leaves in winter in this retelling of a Cherokee pourquoi tale.


About the Author

Susan Detwiler is the illustrator of several books for children including the award-winning books On the Move (NSTA-CBC Outstanding Trade Book); Big Cat, Little Kitty (Mom's Choice Awards Gold); Pandas' Earthquake Escape (Mom's Choice Awards Gold); and One Wolf Howls (Silver Nautilus Book Award) for Arbordale. She is the author/illustrator of Fine Life For A Country Mouse. Susan is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators. Books have always been a source of joy in her life, and as a child she particularly loved books with beautiful illustrations. Susan was educated at the Maryland Institute College of Art and lives with her artist husband in Baltimore. Visit her website: http: //www.susandetwiler.com/