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Walking Along: Plains Indian Trickster Stories

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This book follows six mischievous adventures of Iktomi, the Lakota name for the American Indian "Trickster." As he encounters animate forces in the wind and trees, as well as ever-present creatures such as mice, buzzards, prairie dogs, and a coyote, Iktomi repeatedly makes poor, selfish decisions and refuses to learn from his mistakes.
Hardcover, 67 pages
Published November 30th 2011 by South Dakota State Historical Society
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Beth Withers
Dec 11, 2011 rated it it was amazing
What a wonderfully delightful book! I so enjoyed sharing in part of the Plains Indians tradition with the reading of these trickster stories. Iktomi, the trickster, gets himself into many situations because of his arrogance and thoughtlessness and selfishness. I can understand how these stories would have been told to Native American youngsters to show them what not to do! The book is written in a way that encourages the reader to read the stories aloud, which is fitting since these stories come ...more
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Paul Goble's latest children's book. His illustrations are beautiful and a previous book is a Caldencotte awared winner.
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Paul Goble was an award winning author and illustrator of children's books. He has won both the Caldecott Medal and The Library of Congress' Children's Book of the Year Award.
He gave his entire collection of original illustrations to the South Dakota Art Museum in Brookings, South Dakota.
Goble, a native of England, studied at the Central School of Art in London. He became a United States citizen i
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