The Fortune-Tellers by Lloyd Alexander


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This original folktale set in Cameroon is full of adventure and sly humor. Lloyd Alexander’s story of a young man visiting — and then becoming — the village fortune-teller is brought to vibrant life with some of Caldecott Medalist Trina Schart Hyman’s most memorable artwork. Both children and adults will relish The Fortune-tellers.”A funny, playful story that evokes the irony of the human condition.” — Booklist,starred review”Alexander narrates his original tale with folkloric verve and his own mellow brand of irony; Hyman realizes the African setting in splendid illustrations.

  • Paperback
  • 32 pages
  • 8.72" x 11.29"
  • Ages 5+