From the Inside Flap
The Legend of the Loon, tells of a magical grandmother and her cherished relationship with her grandchildren. Trips to the forest with her reveal the wonders of nature, from winter's frost to the miracle of newborn fawns. She tells them of the dream-soul, "where all of the things you believe in and wish for come together like earth and water and sky." Telling stories by firelight, the grandchildren notice Grandmother Lom's reflection on the water. "She looked as if she was wearing the night and the stars on her back, the northern lights as a beautiful necklace, and a kindled flame in her eyes..."
Written with the captivating poetry you've come to expect from author Kathy-jo Wargin and painted with mystery and wonder by illustrator Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen, this tale is a perfect addition to your Lengends collection as well as an enchanting introduction to the work of these legendary storytellers.
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About the Author
Kathy-jo Wargin is the author of more than 30 books for children, including The Legend of Sleeping Bear. Her many awards include an IRA Children's Choice Award for The Legend of the Loon and an IRA Teacher's Choice Award for Win One for the Gipper. Kathy-jo lives in Minnetonka, Minnesota.