The earth shook: a Persian tale

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Hyperion Books,
Pub. Date:
c2009.
Language:
English
Description
Little Parisa?Farsi for "like an angel"?goes to bed one night only to be shaken from sleep by an earthquake that rocks her home of Bam, Iran. Frightened and alone?the earthquake has left her town deserted?Parisa knocks on the doors of various animals, only to be rebuffed again and again. Boar accuses her of being a hunter; Owl blames her for taking his food and leaving him hungry. Lion just gives a ferocious roar. Left with nothing but her resolve, Parisa turns to the most natural of human instincts: She walked as a human child under the sun. She dances. She laughs. She waters neglected flowers. She shares. And one by one, her generous spirit inspires the animals around her to put aside their differences and revel in the simple delights that unite them.Donna Jo Napoli's accomplished storytelling is beautifully complemented by Gabi Swiatkowska's dramatic oil paintings to celebrate the courage and fortitude of the human spirit.
More Details
Contributors:
ISBN:
9781423104483
142310448
Also in this Series
More Like This
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID ce14f0b3-751a-16e1-7228-6c8889115528
full_title earth shook a persian tale
author napoli donna jo
grouping_category book
lastUpdate 2017-08-14 05:04:44AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
auth_author2 Swiatkowska, Gabi.
author Napoli, Donna Jo, 1948-
author2-role Swiatkowska, Gabi.
author_display Napoli, Donna Jo
available_at_arlington Central
collection_arlington Kids Picture Books
detailed_location_arlington Central Kids Picture Books
display_description Little Parisa-Farsi, left alone after an earthquake demolishes her home of Bam, Iran, inspires the animals around her to put aside their differences and revel in the simple delights that unite them.
format_arlington Book
format_category_arlington Books
id ce14f0b3-751a-16e1-7228-6c8889115528
isbn 142310448, 9781423104483
item_details ils:.b13157711|.i14242011|Central Kids Picture Books|JP NAPOL|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Jun 08, 2017|cjfp||
itype_arlington Hardback
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_arlington JP NAPOL
owning_library_arlington Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover
owning_location_arlington Central
primary_isbn 9781423104483
publishDate 2009
record_details ils:.b13157711|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Hyperion Books,|c2009.|p. ; cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_arlington ils:.b13157711|.i14242011|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true|999|||
subject_facet Iran -- Fiction
title_display The earth shook : a Persian tale
title_full The earth shook : a Persian tale / Donna Jo Napoli ; illustrated by Gabi Swiatkowska
title_short The earth shook :
title_sub a Persian tale