Little Runner did his best to convince his mother that he was one of the big boys, but she could not be fooled. We had previously learned about longhouses when we studied Indians last year so ds was pointing things out in the pictures he would not have otherwise noticed or known.
Little Runner did his best to convince his mother that he was one of the big boys, but she could not be fooled. How he finally achieved his goal makes a warmly happy story. The stunning pictures and skillfully chosen words realistically re-create the Iroquois way of life, and children will find this book that they can actually read by themselves both absorbing and delightful. He thought Little Runner's idea of taking Little Brother was hilarious.
Little Runner wants to play big boys games. It is especially appropriate for children living in parts of the country where maple sugaring is done, but every child will identify with the idea of "all the maple sugar they can ea. He wants to wear old clothes and scary masks, just like them. But Mother thinks he's too young. until clever Little Runner thinks of a funny trick to get what he wants.
Little Runner of the Long. has been added to your Cart. It is humorous and yet gives the reader a small window into their life living in a longhouse. It is a sweet children's story, not meant to be offensive, but meant to be positive. Flip to back Flip to front.
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Little Runner of the Longhouse by Betty Baker, pictures by Arnold Lobel. Three to Get Ready by Betty Boegehold, pictures by Mary Chalmers. What Do They Do? Policemen and Firemen by Carla Greene, pictures by Leonard Kessler. What Spot?, story and pictures by Crosby Bonsall. The Secret Three by Mildred Myrick, pictures of Arnold Lobel. Doctors and Nurses: What Do They Do? by Carla Greene, pictures by Leonard Kessler. Grizzwold, by Syd Hoff. Oscar Otter, by Nathaniel Benchley, pictures by Arnold Lobel.
Betty Lou Baker was born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, on June 20, 1928, to Robert Weidler Baker and Mary (Wentling) . In 1962, Baker's first two books, The Sun's Promise and Little Runner of the Longhouse, were published
Betty Lou Baker was born in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, on June 20, 1928, to Robert Weidler Baker and Mary (Wentling) Baker. Baker attended school in Orange, New Jersey before acquiring an array of different jobs. Her early jobs included writing anacrostic crossword puzzles, assembling xylophones, working as a dental assistant, and owning a gift shop. In 1962, Baker's first two books, The Sun's Promise and Little Runner of the Longhouse, were published. The next year, Killer-of-Death(1963) was published and also won Baker her first award, the Western Heritage Award. Besides authoring children's books, she instructed and lectured groups on writing for children.
For your enjoyment is this nice children's book titled Little Runner Of The Longhouse. This one is rated a strong B with wear from shelving. ISBN : N/A Cr. 1962 Of Pages: 63 Color Pictures: Yes Hard or Soft Cover: Hard. Juan Bobo series, by Virginia Schomp, pictures by Jess Yeomans.