The talking eggs : a folktale from the American South / retold by Robert D. San Souci ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney.
By: San Souci, Robert D.
Contributor(s): Pinkney, Jerry [ill] | Bierhorst, Jane Byers [bkd] | Dial Books for Young Readers [pbl] | South China Printing Co [prt].Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c1989Edition: 1st ed.Description:  p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.ISBN: 0803706197 :; 9780803706194; 0803706200 (lib. bdg.); 9780803706200 (lib. bdg.).Subject(s): Children -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction | Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction | Pride and vanity -- Juvenile fiction | Avarice -- Juvenile fiction | Cruelty -- Juvenile fiction | Poverty -- Juvenile fiction | Wealth -- Juvenile fiction | Magic -- Juvenile fiction | Animals -- Juvenile fiction | Folklore -- United States -- Juvenile fiction | Eggs -- Juvenile fictionAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Talking eggs.; Online version:: Talking eggs.DDC classification: 398.2/1/0973 LOC classification: PZ8.1.S227 | Tal 1989PS3569.A46698 | T35 1989Awards: Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 1990. | Caldecott Honor Book, 1990.Summary: A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded.
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"Designed by Jane Byers Bierhorst"--T.p. verso.
"The full-color artwork was prepared using pencil, colored pencils, and watercolor. It was then color-separated and reproduced as red, blue, yellow, and black halftones"--T.p. verso.
Art techniques used: Pinkney's familiar detailed and delicate watercolors.
Includes a note about the origin of The talking eggs folktale (p. ).
A Southern folktale in which kind Blanche, following the instructions of an old witch, gains riches, while her greedy sister makes fun of the old woman and is duly rewarded.
Coretta Scott King Honor, illustrator, 1990.
Caldecott Honor Book, 1990.