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Wind Child

Wind Child

1999 Picture Books
Ages: 4 - 8 yrs.
Author: Shirley Rousseau Murphy
Illustrator: Leo Dillon
Illustrator: Diane Dillon
Illustrator: Lee Dillon
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0-06-024903-X
Resshie's father is the East Wind. After her mother's death, he leaves the baby to dwell with mortals. Resshie grows to be a weaver - lovely, lonely, and wild. With illustrations by the parents and sculptures by the son, the book becomes both beautiful and haunting.
Kemie Nix   ©1999 Parents' Choice
Kemie Nix is Chairman of Children's Literature for Children (CLC), a non-profit, tax-exempt, educational organization dedicated to bringing children and books together. Mrs. Nix, a senior book editor for Parents' Choice, has a remarkable sense of selecting books children love to read.

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