When Stories Fell Like Shooting Stars by Valiska Gregory

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A creatively designed picture book written in lyrical prose offers two animal fables, one told by the Fox and the other by the Bear, that challenge young readers to determine which of the stories is indeed true.
 

About Valiska Gregory

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Bruce Degen has illustrated all the Jesse Bear books. He is the author and illustrator of "Jamberry, " and the illustrator of the acclaimed Magic School Bus series. He has taught courses on art and the writing and illustrating of children's books to children and adults. Mr. Degen, his wife, and their two sons, Benjamin and Alexander, live in Connecticut in a renovated farmhouse with ducks on the pond, bats in the barn, and a family tree that Jesse Bear himself would love to climb.
 
Published October 1, 1996 by Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing. 40 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Two gracefully told fables, one illustrating the violent consequences of greed and the second proclaiming the benefits of generosity, offer young readers moral food for thought in this exceptional pic

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Two gracefully told fables, one illustrating the violent consequences of greed and the second proclaiming the benefits of generosity, offer young readers moral food for thought in this exceptional picture book.

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