Trickster Native American Tales, A Graphic Collection, 10th Anniversary Edition

Chicago Review PressSKU: 9781682752739

Author:
Matt Dembicki
Grade Levels:
Eight, Nine, Ten
Nation:
Multiple Nations
Book Type:
Paperback
Pages:
248
Publisher:
Chicago Review Press
Copyright Data:
2021

Price:
Sale price$39.95

Description

This 10th Anniversary Edition includes a new trickster tale and storytelling guides

All cultures have tales of the trickster—a crafty creature or being who uses cunning to get food, steal precious possessions, or simply cause mischief. He disrupts the order of things, often humiliating others and sometimes himself. In Native American traditions, the trickster takes many forms, from coyote or rabbit to raccoon or raven. This beautiful anniversary edition graphic anthology of Native American trickster tales brings together Native American folklore and the world of comics. In Trickster, 24 Native storytellers were paired with 24 comic artists, telling cultural tales from across America. Ranging from serious and dramatic to funny and sometimes downright fiendish, these tales bring tricksters back into popular culture. 

Edited by Matt Dembicki, Introduction by Joseph Bruchac.

Author Biography: Matt Dembicki previously edited and contributed to the Eisner-nominated and Aesop Prize-winning Trickster: Native American Tales: A Graphic Collection. Joseph Bruchac is the award-winning author of Breaking Silence and the Keepers of the Earth series. He lives in New York.

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