free shipping on orders over $30
Sale

The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush

$ 4.83 $ 2.75

The Legend of the Indian Paintbrush
by Tomie dePaola

In spring, the hills and meadows of Texas and Wyoming are ablaze with the reds, oranges, and yellows of the Indian Paintbrush. How this striking plant received its name is told in an old Indian legend.  Many years ago, when the People traveled the Plains, a young Indian boy had a Dream-Vision in which it was revealed that one day he would create a painting that was as pure as the colors of the evening sky at sunset. The boy grew up to become the painter of the tribe, but although he found a pure white buckskin for a canvas and made paints from the brightest flowers and the reddest berries, he could not capture the sunset.

How the young Indian artist finally fulfills his Dream-Vision is lovingly told and illustrated by Tomie dePaola, in words and pictures that capture the spirit and beauty of this dramatic legend.


Interest Level:
   Kindergarten     1st grade     2nd grade

Book Type:    read aloud / picture book

Related Lists:    Native Americans      folk tales/legends

 

Condition:  This book is used but it is in good condition.  Occasionally there's the previous owner's name or inscription on the inside front cover.  Overall though, we are very proud of the quality of our books!

 

If we are out of stock for this book, try Amazon. Note that if you buy this book through the link provided, we will get a small referral fee.