Tundra Mouse: A StoryKnife Tale --- Signed By McDonald with small mouse illustration ( Yup'ik / Yupik related)

By: McDonald, Megan (signed)

Price: $19.14

Quantity: 1 available


-----------large (oblong quarto) hardcover, a Near Fine copy in a Near Fine price clipped dustjacket, signed by McDonald who has also drawn a small mouse next to her signature, a very nice book, ---:the art of storyknifing, a unique tradition of drawing pictures with the tip of a knife in mud or snow while telling a story. The pictures depict settings and events accounted in the tale. While storyknives of old were made of carved wood, bone or ivory, ordinary metal table knives are used today, as are sticks, nails and other pointed objects. The symbols that appear in this book are based on figures drawn for us by Elena Charles, a Yup'ik elder who lives in Bethel, Alaska, and to her, we are grateful."---, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo

Title: Tundra Mouse: A StoryKnife Tale --- Signed By McDonald with small mouse illustration ( Yup'ik / Yupik related)

Author Name: McDonald, Megan (signed)

Illustrator: S D Schindler

Categories: Children's,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, NY, N.Y. / New York: Orchard Books, 1997, 1st edition, First Printing: 1997

ISBN Number: 0531300471

ISBN Number 13: 9780531300473

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Jacket Condition: Near Fine (see description)

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 143184

Keywords: McDonald, Megan (signed), Alaskan Eskimo, Yupik, North, Inuit, Indigenous Peoples, Alaskan