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The Legend of Scarface: A Blackfoot Indian Tale
The Legend of Scarface A Blackfoot Indian Tale Author:Rober San Souci Selected as one of the "Ten Best Illustrated Children's Books of 1979 by the New York Times. — This concise and simple adaptation makes the legend readable without sacrificing any of the story's meaning or dignity. Muted full size paintings emphasize the empathy between Scarface and his natural surroundings. The narrative gains from Oral reading... more ».
Twelve large full color painting have a dramatic strength, realistically interpreting the action, the Indian characters and the animals.
The telling is strong and will be accessible to young children and to readers who will appreciate the traditional theme of hidden goodness recognized and rewarded. The dozen paintings catch both dram and somewhat Wyeth-like sense of the mysteriousness of open space.« less