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Hiawatha And The Peacemaker

byRobbie RobertsonIllustratorDavid Shannon

Hardcover | September 8, 2015

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Born of Mohawk and Cayuga descent, musical icon Robbie Robertson learned the story of Hiawatha and his spiritual guide, the Peacemaker, as part of the Iroquois oral tradition. Now he shares the same gift of storytelling with a new generation.

Hiawatha was a strong and articulate Mohawk who was chosen to translate the Peacemaker’s message of unity for the five warring Iroquois nations during the 14th century. This message not only succeeded in uniting the tribes but also forever changed how the Iroquois governed themselves—a blueprint for democracy that would later inspire the authors of the U.S. Constitution.

Caldecott Honor–winning illustrator David Shannon brings the journey of Hiawatha and the Peacemaker to life with arresting oil paintings. Together, Robertson and Shannon have crafted a new children’s classic that will both educate and inspire readers of all ages.

Includes a CD featuring a new, original song written and performed by Robbie Robertson.
Robbie Robertson was the lead guitarist and primary songwriter of the legendary musical group the Band and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He lives in Los Angeles.David Shannon is the beloved author and illustrator of numerous bestselling books for children, including the Caldecott Honor book No, David! He lives ...
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Title:Hiawatha And The PeacemakerFormat:HardcoverDimensions:48 pages, 11.38 × 9.5 × 0.5 inPublished:September 8, 2015Publisher:Harry N. AbramsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1419712209

ISBN - 13:9781419712203

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Beautiful artwork and story. Thank you Robbie Robertson.
Date published: 2017-02-08

Editorial Reviews

"Expressive, handsome, and well-documented."