Rain Player (Paperback)
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|To bring rain to his thirsty village, Pik challenges the rain god to a game of pok-a-tok *Author: Wisniewski, David *Publication Date: 1995/09/18 *Binding Type: Paperback *Grade Level: 2-3 *Language: English *Depth: 0.25 *Width: 11.00 *Height: 9.00|
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The ancient Mayan belief that the future was divinely decreed and could not be changed is the basis for this original tale of a boy who must defeat the Rain God in a ball game to save his people from disaster. Mayan art and architecture were the inspiration for the spectacular cut-paper artwork.To bring rain to his thirsty village, Pik challenges the rain god to a game of pok-a-tok
Winner of the 1997 Caldecott Award for "Golem", David Wisniewski was born in England in 1953 to an American father and a British mother. Raised primarily in Nebraska, Alabama, Texas, and Germany, Wisniewski attended the University of Maryland. After leaving college, Wisniewski became a clown for the Ringling Brothers Circus. He also worked as a puppeteer. After marrying and having children, Wisniewski began writing and illustrating children's books. In addition to illustrating his own works, Wisniewski has also illustrated the works of other authors including Eve Bunting.