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CBC Showcase:
First Fire
Ages 5-8
Illustrated by: Sherry Rogers
ISBN: 9781628552072
Price: $17.95
Published by: Arbordale Publishing

First Fire

by Nancy Kelly Allen
Why are ravens black? Why do screech owl eyes look red in light? How did we get fire? You’ll find the answers to those questions in this retelling of a Cherokee pourquoi folktale. The earth was cold and dark but the animals could see fire coming from the tree on the island. They tried to fly or swim to the island to bring back the fire heat and light. What happened to some of the animals? Which animal brought it back and how?
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