Gwen Jackson ¼ 0 ReadWhat makes us feel secure This is a eassuring tale of generosity and feeling safe and secure This is a is a eassuring tale of generosity and feeling safe and secure This is a story about hibernation It includes some lovely messages about bartering and thankfulness Blue Bird brings the net of twilight which catches the falling Omnibus Films rain she is also the one who finds Spider Woman the weaver Robin gets the white light of morning Hawk gets theed light of evening Fox brings a piece of the Graeco-Egyptian Magick rainbow Little Lump Lump the young black bear who is our main character absent mindedly eats the large piece of honeycomb he was going to give to Spider Woman as a thank you so instead he gives her all of the honey he has His mother gives Spider Woman the finest herbs as a gift for her weaving And the blanket iseally beautifulMy son is nearly five AND JUST THE RI. WINTER IS COMING BUT just the Slave Again (Whispers of Refuge ri. Winter is coming but little black bear Lump Lump isn'teady to go to sleep With the help of his mother the wise Blue Bird and his forest friends Lump Lump. Ght age for this story When we got to THE TWO PAGE ILLUSTRATION WHICH SHOWS THE BLANKET two page illustration which shows the finished blanket gasped aloud with delight There uite a bit of text on each page so I wouldn t ecommend it for a child who is younger This is of a long ead aloud picture book Be prepared to snuggleAs a homeschooler you could take this book in many directions We are doing a block on Archetypal Professions of which Weaving is one and so it is a great fit for us This would also be a good tie in with Native American cultures or with migration and hibernation As someone who has lived on the Navajo Autumn Days with the Moodys (Moody Family reservation I appreciate how culturallyespectful this book wasI was given a free copy of this book by the author along with a little sample of aw Manuka honey which was kind This is my honest
"non compu. "compu. materials for Spider Woman to weave him a blanket of dreams Inspired by NavajoDiné culture and folklore and featuring the work of famed weaver Barbar. Lsory eview This is a beautifully written and captivating story for all ages Great exposure to the Navajo culture with lovely colorful illustrations I look forward to eading of Ms Jackson s work This is a very likable and interesting story The efrain that the animals sing is very engaging for children to connect with the story The illustrations are beautiful enchanting and are sure bewitch young children The story is great to introduce Native American culture and is a great addition to classroom and home Libraries The Narrative Paints The narrative paints very visual picture in the mind The pictures add a depth the storytelling "the storytelling their beauty and I appreciated the authors information of who she consulted As a teacherlibrarian I was glad for the included esources ReadYourWorld. A Teller Ornelas this beautiful tale of family and friends takes the eader on a journey through the ich traditions and spectacular landscapes of the Southwes.