La leyenda del pincel Indio

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Putnam, 1993 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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In a vivid retelling of an old folk legend, an Indian brave dreams of creating a painting that will capture the breathtaking beauty of a sunset. When he fulfills his dream, he leaves behind not only a magnificent painting but brilliantly colored flowers in the striking shades of the sunset. Full color.

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The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush is a story about a Native American boy who is seeking to find his meaning of life. At the beginning of the book he is confused why he is different from the other ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kate_Schulte078 - LibraryThing

This story would be good when talking about Native Americans and also about mythology. I think students will like this story because they can relate to the little boy and the story is entertaining. Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Tomie dePaola was born in Meriden, Connecticut on September 15, 1934. He received a B.F.A. from Pratt Institute in 1956, a M.F.A. from California College of Arts and Crafts in 1969, and a doctoral equivalency from Lone Mountain College in 1970. He has written and/or illustrated more than 200 books including 26 Fairmount Avenue, Strega Nona, and Meet the Barkers. He has received numerous awards for his work including the Caldecott Honor Award, the Newbery Honor Award and the New Hampshire Governor's Arts Award of Living Treasure. His murals and paintings can be seen in many churches and monasteries throughout New England. He has designed greeting cards, magazine and record album covers, and theater sets. His work is shown in galleries and museums.

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