Coyote Places the Stars by Harriet Peck Taylor

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In a retelling of a Wasco Indian legend, complemented by Southwestern-style paintings, Coyote uses his skill in archery to rearrange the stars into pictures of his friends, Bear, Lion, Goat, Eagle, and Owl.
 

About Harriet Peck Taylor

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Harriet Peck Taylor, a professional artist since 1977, has written and illustrated two other books for children, "Coyote Places the Stars" and "Coyote and the Laughing Butterflies," Her work appears in numerous public and private collections and has been exhibited in galleries throughout the United States. she lives in Boulder, Colorado.
 
Published September 30, 1993 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Based on a Wasco Indian legend, this ""arresting"" book pairs a ""down-to-earth presentation"" with ""striking, batik-like illustrations,"" said PW.

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Based on a Wasco Indian story, this arresting picture book debut posits how star constellations came to be.

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