Sunday, November 27 at 2 p.m. at the KiMo Theatre - Jesse Hummingbird, Native American Night Before Christmas (Clear Light Books, $19.95)
Presented by Bookworks and our Presenting Partners, ABC Libraries, who sponsored the KiMo venue for this event!
An innovative re-telling of the classic Christmas tale, this full-color picture book takes a whimsical look at what Christmas Eve might be like for an American Indian family when Old Red Shirt (the Indian Santa Claus) comes a-calling with his team of flying white buffalo to deliver fry bread commodities and other goodies. This delightful and very amusing rewrite of the old "A Night Before Christmas" is sure to be a hit with Native Americans and children everywhere as well as people of all ages interested in Native customs and art. With full-page colorful,humorous paintings by reknowned Cherokee artist Jesse T. Hummingbird.
This book SOLD OUT at Bookworks and other stores last year. The author will be debuting his next title, Native American 12 Days of Christmas, at this event. This will be a very special day with a great author and a great childrens' book.