Heather Forest, Storyteller/Author

Feathers

This poignant tale about the power of words shows how a careless rumor can affect a whole village. Illustrated by Marcia Cutchin. August House Publishes, 2005.
Forest's retelling is simple and elegant, using some dialogue and spare descriptions. Cutchin's bright watercolor illustrations fill in the Eastern European setting well, using varying and fresh perspectives. Brightly colored feathers play prominently across the pages. The artist's style is rich in detail... This is an entertaining tale, ably retold, with a timeless lesson.

-- School Library Journal

SELECTED WORKS

NEW Anthology
A multicultural collection of artfully retold ancient stories
Celebrating the power of gentleness.
The joys and chaos of working together
Anthologies
Metaphorical Global tales to talk about.
Multicultural Tales with an element of the impossible.
Children's Picture Books
Words like feathers fly...May all your words be kind!
A tale about generosity.