The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South
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New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, [1989].
Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
ISBN
0803706197, 9780803706194, 0803706200, 9780803706200
Physical Desc
32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Status
East Providence (Weaver) - Children's
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Published
New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, [1989].
Edition
First edition.
Language
English
ISBN
0803706197, 9780803706194, 0803706200, 9780803706200
Accelerated Reader
LG
Level 4.4, 1 Points

Notes

General Note
"Designed by Jane Byers Bierhorst"--Title page verso.
General Note
"The full-color artwork was prepared using pencil, colored pencils, and watercolor. It was then color-separated and reproduced as red, blue, yellow, and black halftones"--Title page verso.
General Note
Art techniques used: Pinkney's familiar detailed and delicate watercolors.
General Note
Includes a note about the origin of The talking eggs folktale (page [3]).
Description
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.
Target Audience
Grades 3-7.
Awards
Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 1990.
Awards
ALA Notable Book.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

San Souci, R. D., Pinkney, J., & Bierhorst, J. B. (1989). The talking eggs: a folktale from the American South (First edition.). Dial Books for Young Readers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

San Souci, Robert D, Jerry, Pinkney and Jane Byers, Bierhorst. 1989. The Talking Eggs: A Folktale From the American South. Dial Books for Young Readers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

San Souci, Robert D, Jerry, Pinkney and Jane Byers, Bierhorst. The Talking Eggs: A Folktale From the American South Dial Books for Young Readers, 1989.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

San Souci, Robert D., Jerry Pinkney, and Jane Byers Bierhorst. The Talking Eggs: A Folktale From the American South First edition., Dial Books for Young Readers, 1989.

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