Piecing Earth & Sky Together

In the beginning, a helper from heaven named Faam Koh came down to make the sky His sister, Faam Toh, came down to make the earth So begins the delightful story of a very competitive pair who use the distinctive embroidery of the Mien people to create the earth and sky Because both siblings want to make their part of the world the most beautiful, they work in secret untiIn the beginning, a helper from heaven named Faam Koh came down to make the sky His sister, Faam Toh, came down to make the earth So begins the delightful story of a very competitive pair who use the distinctive embroidery of the Mien people to create the earth and sky Because both siblings want to make their part of the world the most beautiful, they work in secret until it is finally time to reveal their handiwork, and find out that the two pieces dont fit together The two try stretching the sky only to result in some stuffing falling out as clouds, but Faam Toh solves the problem by stitching the fabric into mountains, rivers, gorges, and valleys Only then do the earth and sky fit perfectly, allowing all the plants and animals to thrive Like the detailed Mien embroidery in the story, Nancy Raines Days retelling of this traditional Mien tale and Genna Panzarellas striking illustrations also fit together like the earth and sky Together, they create a book that is alive with the richness and beauty of the Mien culture and of the earth itself An authors explanation of the tradition and significance of Mien embroidery follows the story.
Piecing Earth Sky Together In the beginning a helper from heaven named Faam Koh came down to make the sky His sister Faam Toh came down to make the earth So begins the delightful story of a very competitive pair who use the

  • Title: Piecing Earth & Sky Together
  • Author: Nancy Raines Day
  • ISBN: 9781885008190
  • Page: 234
  • Format: Hardcover
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    About the Author

    Nancy Raines Day

    Nancy Raines Day is the author of nine picture books Her most recent are What in the World Numbers in Nature, Way Down Below Deep,A is for Alliguitar Musical Alphabeasts, and On a Windy Night Her first children s book, The Lion s Whiskers An Ethiopian Folktale, was a New York Times notable book of the year She earned a BA in journalism from the University of Michigan and an MA in literacy journalism from Syracuse University Having raised a son and a daughter, Day lives with her husband and three cats on St Simons Island in Georgia.

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    • Sam said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 00:29 AM

      This book is a folklore book from Vietnam. The story starts with a grandmother who is teaching her granddaughter how to properly quilt. The granddaughter is upset that her quilt is not as good and her grandmother and she does not think she can create anything as beautiful as hers. The grandmother then tells her that the harder you work the better your quilt will become. Then she tells a story about how a brother and sister worked together to create the sky and earth. The brother made the sky, wh [...]

    • Colleen said:
      Sep 26, 2018 - 00:29 AM

      Earth - unit 2Fiction

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