The Shaman's Apprentice: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest by Lynne CherryThe Shaman's Apprentice: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest by Lynne Cherry

The Shaman's Apprentice: A Tale of the Amazon Rain Forest

byLynne Cherry, Mark J. Plotkin

Paperback | April 28, 2001

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For thousands of years, in the jungles of the Amazon, shamans have passed their wisdom of the medicinal values of rain forest plants from one generation to the next. The Shaman's Apprentice tells the story of a Tirio Indian boy who dreams of one day being the tribal shaman, and how he and his people learn the importance of their own knowledge about the healing properties of the rain forest.
LYNNE CHERRY has devoted her life to sharing her concern about environmental issues with others. Her important children's books also include The Armadillo from Amarillo and two tales from the Amazon rain forest: The Great Kapok Tree and The Shaman's Apprentice. She lives in Washington, D.C. Mark J. Plotkin (b. 1955) is an ethnobo...
Title:The Shaman's Apprentice: A Tale of the Amazon Rain ForestFormat:PaperbackDimensions:36 pages, 11 × 9 × 0.16 inPublished:April 28, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152024867

ISBN - 13:9780152024864

Appropriate for ages: 4


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