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The First Strawberries
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The Penguin Group
Pub Date: 1998
ISBN: 9780140564099
Joseph Bruchac, Anna Vojtech
The First Strawberries
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The First Strawberries

by Retold by Joseph Bruchac

Pictures by Anna Vojtech

From an award-winning Native American storyteller comes this captivating re-telling of a Cherokee legend, which explains how strawberries came to be. Long ago, the first man and woman quarreled The woman left in anger, but the Sun sent tempting berries to Earth to slow the wife's retreat. Luminous paintings perfectly complement the simple, lyrical text. Complete harmony of text and pictures: altogether lovely. -- Kirkus Reviews