By Ashley Bryan
Little Cranberry Island. It’s a small island, with fewer than 100 population, yet it’s received greater than its proportion of treasures—including the exceptional Ashley Bryan himself, a world-renowned storyteller and writer of such classics as All evening, All Day and Beautiful Blackbird. day-by-day, for many years, Ashley has walked up and down the seashore, preventing to select up sea glass, weathered bones, a tangle of fishing web, an empty bottle, a doorknob. Treasure.
And then, with glue and thread and paint and a sprinkling of African folklore, Ashley breathes new existence into those fabrics. Others could give some thought to it seashore junk, yet Ashley sees worlds of possibilities.
Ashley Bryan’s two-foot-tall hand puppets swell with character and wonder, and during this majestic assortment they make their literary debut, each one with a poem that tells in their production and extra enlivens their spirit.
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