The First Fire: A Cherokee Story (Paperback)

The First Fire: A Cherokee Story By Brad Wagnon, Alex Stephenson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Brad Wagnon, Alex Stephenson (Illustrator)
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The First Fire, A Cherokee Story takes place in a time when animals could do many of the things that people do. The Creator gave the animals the world to live on, but they were without a source for heat at night. Great Thunder and his sons saw the plight of the animals so he sent lightning down to strike a tree. The tree burst into flames but the tree was on an island. Many animals tried to bring the fire over the water to the shore, but they were all unsuccessful. Then one small creature, Water Spider, volunteered. Curious, the animals said to her "We know you could get there safely, but how would you bring the fire back without getting burned?"

Water Spider was successful and to this day the water spider is revered in Cherokee culture.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781939053275
ISBN-10: 1939053277
Publisher: 7th Generation
Publication Date: August 27th, 2020
Pages: 40
Language: English