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The Fortune-tellers
By Trina Schart Hyman (illustrator) and Lloyd Alexander
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Dutton Childrens Books
Publication date September 1, 1992
Binding School and Library
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9780525448495
ISBN-10 0525448497
Dimensions 0.50 by 11.50 by 9 in.
Weight 1.30 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $15.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
After revealing the future to a young carpenter, a fortune-teller disappears, and the young man attempts to fill the shoes of the real seer, with hilarious results for himself and the villagers, in an African tale set in a small Cameroonian town.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: After revealing the future to a young carpenter, a fortune-teller disappears, and the young man attempts to fill the shoes of the real seer, with hilarious results for himself and the villagers, in an African tale set in a small Cameroonian town.

Editions
Hardcover
With Trina Schart Hyman (other contributor) | from Diane Pub Co (October 31, 2005)
9780756797065 | details & prices | 11.00 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | 1.00 lbs | List price $16.00
About: This original folktale set in Cameroon is full of adventure and sly humor.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780140562330
 
With Trina Schart Hyman (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Puffin (October 1, 1997)
9780140562330 | details & prices | 8.75 × 11.25 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.35 lbs | List price $6.99
About: A carpenter goes to a fortune teller and finds the predictions about his future coming true in an unusual way
School and Library
Book cover for 9780525448495
 
The price comparison is for this edition
With Trina Schart Hyman (other contributor) | from Dutton Childrens Books (September 1, 1992)
9780525448495 | details & prices | 11.50 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 1.30 lbs | List price $15.99
About: A carpenter goes to a fortune teller and finds the predictions about his future coming true in an unusual way
Reinforced
Book cover for 9780606122931
 
Reprint edition from Demco Media (October 1, 1997)
9780606122931 | details & prices | 11.50 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.85 lbs | List price $15.85
About: A carpenter goes to a fortune teller and finds the predictions about his future coming true in an unusual way

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