➺ [Reading] ➼ When the Giant Stirred: Legend of a Volcanic Island By Celia Godkin ➯ – Golanvideoagency.info

When the Giant Stirred: Legend of a Volcanic Island A Stunning New Information Storybook Award Winning Author Illustrator Celia Godkin Once Again Turns To The Subject Of Nature S Remarkable Ability To Renew Itself In This Beautiful New Book A Small Island In The Pacific Exists In Perfect Harmony, Where All The Plants, Animals And People Are Interdependent But The Islanders Live With The Knowledge That Their Mountain God Sometimes Grumbles And Threatens To Awake When That Happens, The People Offer Up Prayers And Garlands Of Flowers To Coax The Giant Back To Sleep There Comes A Day, However, When The God Will Not Be Appeased Smoke Rises Out Of The Mountain S Crater, And Ash And Cinders Begin To Fall On The Village The Chief Tells His People It Is Time To Leave And Days Later, When The People Have Barely Landed On Another Island, The Volcano Explodes Soon There Is Nothing Left Of The Old Island But A Smoking Ruin Devoid Of All Life But The Story Is Not Over Slowly, Gradually, The Island Begins To Support The Stirrings Of Life Once And With The Return To Its Lush, Former Glory Comes The Hope That The Island Will Be Home Once To A Sleepy Village And Its Gentle, Smiling People Written With The Grace And Dignity Of A Native Storyteller S Voice, When The Giant Stirred Demonstrates How Even One Of The World S Most Cataclymic Events Can Be An Integral Part Of Nature S Cycle Celia Godkin Takes Her Artwork Into A New, Exciting Level With Oils That Are Saturated With Colour Her Depiction Of A Primitive People And Their Jewel Like Paradise Is Reminiscent Of The Great Post Impressionist Gauguin This Information Storybook Is A Must Have For Schools, Libraries And Homes Everywhere


10 thoughts on “When the Giant Stirred: Legend of a Volcanic Island

  1. says:

    This is a nonfiction children s picture book suited for grades three and up It is the story of a tropical island where peaceful villagers live in harmony with nature and each other When the volcano, the villagers call the giant, growls they toss garlands of flowers into the crat


  2. says:

    grades K 3 an ocean community evacuates when the volcano on their island begins to smoke and shake the volcano erupts, and the beauty and diversity is ruined people feel the effects of the eruption large waves, dark skies slowly the island recovers as seeds wash ashore and animals follow


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