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The Wave of the Sea-Wolf

Written & illustrated by David Wisniewski
Published by Clarion Books
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Target Age
32
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Colorful cut-paper illustrations incorporating traditional Native American motifs from the Pacific Northwest complement the suspenseful story of Kchokeen, a young Tlingit woman, who saves her people from hostile strangers.

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Themes:
fairy tales
Categories:
fiction
Genres:
fairy tales and folklore

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Who Wrote The Wave of the Sea-Wolf

author & illustrator
David Wisniewski

David Wisniewski (wiz-NESS-key) was born in Middlesex, England, in 1953. After training at Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College, he spent three years as a clown, designing and constructing his own props, costumes, and gags. He was subsequently hired by his future wife, Donna, as a performer with a traveling puppet theatre. Married six months later, the Wisniewskis started their own troupe, Clarion Shadow Theatre, specializing in shadow puppetry. In the course of creating the plays, puppets, and projected scenery, Mr. Wisniewski evolved the storytelling techniques and art skills that eventually led to his picture books with their unique cut-paper illustrations. His retelling of GOLEM was awarded the 1997 Caldecott Medal. David Wisniewski died in 2002 in the Maryland home he shared with his wife and two children.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780395664780
Publication Date:
October 1, 1994

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