Amy reads First Painter, by Kathryn Lasky with illustrations from Rocco Baviera, published by Dorling Kindersley Publishing.
The moon of the Singing Grass has come and gone three times and still there is no rain. Mishoo has inherited an important position among her people, that of the Dream Catcher. It’s up to her to draw power from the stones and bring back the rains and animal herds her people need to survive.
Afterwards, try out your own “cave painting” with wrinkled paper, crayons, and your imagination.