An original fable describes how humankind came to live peacefully with the animal world and its kingdoms in the sky, earth, and sea, and demonstrates how the power of storytelling can promote understanding and friendship.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Walter Dean Myers is the New York Times bestselling author of Monster, the winner of the first Michael L. Printz Award, the current National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, and inaugural NYC Literary Honoree. Myers has received every single major award in the field of children's literature. He is the author of two Newbery Honor Books and five Coretta Scott King Awardees. He is the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for lifetime achievement in writing for young adults and is a three-time National Book Award Finalist as well as the first-ever recipient of the Coretta Scott King–Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement. He was the 2010 United States nominee for the Hans Christian Andersen Award, and is considered one of the preeminent writers for young people. Walter lives in Jersey City, New Jersey, with his family.
Ashley Bryan's numerous awards and honors include the Coretta Scott King Award for illustration, six Coretta Scott King Honors, the Arbuthnot Prize, and a Fulbright Scholarship. He illustrated The Story of the Three Kingdoms by Walter Dean Myers, A Nest Full of Stars by James Berry, and How God Fix Jonah by Lorenz Graham. He also wrote and illustrated Beautiful Blackbird and All Night, All Day: A Child's First Book of African-American Spirituals. Mr. Bryan studied at Cooper Union in New York City and earned a degree in philosophy at Columbia University. He lives in Isleford, Maine.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Harpercollins. Library Binding. Book Condition: Good. Book shows minor use. Cover and Binding have minimal wear, and the pages have only minimal creases. Bookseller Inventory # G0060242876I3N00
Book Description Harpercollins. Library Binding. Book Condition: GOOD. Good: Gently used may contain ex-library markings, possibly has some minor highlighting, textual notations, and or underlining. Text is still easily readable. Bookseller Inventory # 2663074897
Book Description HarperCollins, N . Y., 1995. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. Bryan, Ashley (illustrator). X-Library. X-Library with normal flaws.The hard cover has light shefl wear.The front end page is missing. Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall. Hard Back. Bookseller Inventory # CP 07763
Book Description HarperCollins. Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. 1st Edition. book. Bookseller Inventory # 123507551
Book Description Harpercollins, 1995. Library Binding. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0060242876
Book Description Harpercollins, New York, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: very good. Bryan, Ashley (illustrator). First printing. Former library copy, clean and unmarked interior. In his first picture book, award-winning author Walter Dean Myers tells a tale of how the People use the power of the spoken word to win over the mythical kingdoms of the earth, sea, and sky. Full color. Bookseller Inventory # 8068
Book Description Book Condition: Good. Book Condition: Good. Bookseller Inventory # 97800602428794.0
Book Description HarperCollins, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Bryan, Ashley (illustrator). First Edition First Printing. A "mesmerizing original fable about the three kingdoms of the earth.ruled by the giant Elephant.the powerful Shark.& the fierce Hawk." Unpaginated, with beautiful jewel-tone paintings by Ashley Bryan to illustrate the compelling story. A FIRST EDITION, First Printing (with full number line), this hardcover has bright green shiny boards with gilt embossed animals on center of front cover & gilt lettering on spine. It is in Fine condition: completely clean, white pages, bright colors, binding tight & square. NO writing, highlighting, or underlining; NOT ex-lib. Truly flawless! Unclipped DJ (with price at bottom front flap) is Near Fine: would be Fine save for a few creases to both flaps. Outside, it looks perfect, beautifully protected in new mylar cover. Guaranteed gift-giving quality! Please see our 5 photos! Description copyright Gargoyle Books 2014. Same Day Shipping on all orders received by 3 pm (Noon Saturdays) Pacific time; else next day (except Sundays & holidays). Bookseller Inventory # 008432
Book Description Harpercollins, 1995. Library Binding. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # 9076631