Coyote Places the Stars

Coyote Places the Stars

by Harriet Peck Taylor


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A joyfully retold and vibrantly illustrated story about the origin of the constellations, based on a Wasco Indian legend.

One evening, crafty Coyote climbs the moon to discover the secrets of the heavens. Instead, he finds a way to make the most wonderful pictures for all the world to see. The next night, the other animals of the canyon look up to the sky, where they see a big surprise!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780689815355
Publisher: Aladdin
Publication date: 05/01/1997
Series: Aladdin Picture Books Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 626,286
Product dimensions: 8.75(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: 840L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Harriet Peck Taylor is an award-winning author, illustrator, and artist who lives in Boulder, Colorado. She received a BFA in Fine Art and a BA in Education from the University of Colorado in 1977. She began her career in fine art and continues to work as a professional artist. Her work is in public and private collections throughout the world. You can visit her at

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