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The Resource The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South, retold by Robert D. San Souci ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney

The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South, retold by Robert D. San Souci ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney

Label
The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South
Title
The talking eggs
Title remainder
a folktale from the American South
Statement of responsibility
retold by Robert D. San Souci ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded
Member of
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1990
  • Colorado Children's Book Award, 1991.
  • Delaware Diamonds (book award), Primary (Grades K-2), 1994.
  • Georgia Children's Book Award for Picture Storybook, 1993.
  • Golden Sower Award (Nebraska), Grades K-3, 1992.
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for Primary School, 1993.
Awards note
  • Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 1990.
  • Caldecott Honor Book, 1990
  • ALA Notable Book.
  • Georgia Children's Picture Storybook Award, 1992-93
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
098047
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
San Souci, Robert D
Dewey number
398.2/1/0973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
AD870L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • LG
  • K-2
LC call number
PZ8.1.S227
LC item number
Tal 1989
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 3
Reading level
  • 4.4
  • 3.5
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pinkney, Jerry
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
  • Caldecott honor book
  • Coretta Scott King award honor book illustrator
Series volume
  • 1990
  • 1990
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children
  • Conduct of life
  • Pride and vanity
  • Avarice
  • Cruelty
  • Poverty
  • Wealth
  • Magic
  • Animals
  • Folklore
  • Eggs
  • Folklore
  • Animals
  • Avarice
  • Children
  • Conduct of life
  • Cruelty
  • Eggs
  • Folklore
  • Magic
  • Poverty
  • Pride and vanity
  • Wealth
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a folktale from the American South
Label
The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South, retold by Robert D. San Souci ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocm18873666
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780803706200
Lccn
88033469
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780803706194
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)18873666
Label
The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South, retold by Robert D. San Souci ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocm18873666
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780803706200
Lccn
88033469
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780803706194
Other physical details
color illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)18873666

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