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C.J. Taylor is an internationally acclaimed artist and children’s author of Mohawk heritage. She has traveled extensively throughout North America helping make the rich cultural history of native people accessible to the young. Her paintings are in many private collections across Canada and the US. She is a self-taught artist and storyteller who has organized exhibitions of Native art across North America. All the Stars in the Sky is C.J. Taylor’s eleventh book. She lives in B.C.  



book cover All the Stars in the Sky
Written by C.J. Taylor

Hardcover | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Legends, Myths, Fables; Juvenile Fiction - Ethnic - Native American | 978-0-88776-759-3 (0-88776-759-1) | October 2006 | 19.99

The heavens — the sun, the stars, and the moon — have inspired, intrigued, and mystified us from the beginning of time. We’ve always searched for ways to comprehend their beauty and their meaning. Mohawk artist and author C. J. Taylor has drawn from First Nations legends from across North America... [read more]

book cover All the Stars in the Sky
Written by C.J. Taylor

eBook | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Legends, Myths, Fables; Juvenile Fiction - Ethnic - Native American | 978-1-77049-178-6 (1-77049-178-3) | January 2012 | 10.99

The heavens — the sun, the stars, and the moon — have inspired, intrigued, and mystified us from the beginning of time. We’ve always searched for ways to comprehend their beauty and their meaning. Mohawk artist and author C. J. Taylor has drawn from First Nations legends from across North America... [read more]

book cover Bones in the Basket
Written by C.J. Taylor

Trade Paperback | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Legends, Myths, Fables - Other; Juvenile Fiction - Ethnic - Native American | 978-0-88776-450-9 (0-88776-450-9) | April 1998 | 9.99

How did people come to inhabit the Earth? Were bones, collected in a basket, changed into people and scattered East, West, North, South? Perhaps animals formed the Earth from moss floating on a raft after a great flood. Or did the first woman fall through a hole in the sky to... [read more]

book cover The Ghost and Lone Warrior
Written by C.J. Taylor

Trade Paperback | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Legends, Myths, Fables - Other; Juvenile Fiction - Ethnic - Native American | 978-0-88776-308-3 (0-88776-308-1) | June 1993 | 8.99

Crippled in an accident and left behind by his hunting party, Lone Warrior must overcome hunger, cold, pain, and despair to survive. But most terrifying of all his trials is the appearance of a skeleton-ghost arisen from the grave. That Lone Warrior can still remember to express his gratitude to the... [read more]

book cover How We Saw the World
Written by C.J. Taylor

Trade Paperback | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Legends, Myths, Fables - Other; Juvenile Fiction - Ethnic - Native American | 978-0-88776-373-1 (0-88776-373-1) | July 1999 | 9.99

All peoples have their own stories of how the Earth was created, what separated the land from the seas, and how the many animals, fish, and other creatures came to have their particular characteristics. The native tribes of North America are no different: they too have stories about the “way things... [read more]

book cover Peace Walker
Written by C.J. Taylor

Trade Paperback | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Biographical - Other; Juvenile Fiction - Legends, Myths, Fables | 978-1-77049-778-8 (1-77049-778-1) | February 2014 | 9.99

The Iroquois Confederacy was one of the world’s great democra­cies, serving as a model that inspired the founders of both the United States and Canada. C. J. Taylor has drawn on her Mohawk heritage and versions of the story she has gathered from elders to tell the story of the Confederacy... [read more]

book cover Peace Walker
Written by C.J. Taylor

Hardcover | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Biographical - Other; Juvenile Fiction - Legends, Myths, Fables | 978-0-88776-547-6 (0-88776-547-5) | September 2004 | 22.99

The Iroquois Confederacy was one of the world’s great democra­cies, serving as a model that inspired the founders of both the United States and Canada. C. J. Taylor has drawn on her Mohawk heritage and versions of the story she has gathered from elders to tell the story of the Confederacy... [read more]

book cover Petit Ruisseau et le don des animaux
Written by C.J. Taylor

Trade Paperback | Livres Toundra | Foreign Language Study - French; Juvenile Fiction - Legends, Myths, Fables - Other; Juvenile Fiction - Ethnic - Native American | 978-0-88776-406-6 (0-88776-406-1) | May 1997 | 7.99

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book cover Le secret du bison blanc
Written by C.J. Taylor

Trade Paperback | Livres Toundra | Foreign Language Study - French; Juvenile Fiction - Legends, Myths, Fables - Other; Juvenile Fiction - Ethnic - Native American | 978-0-88776-405-9 (0-88776-405-3) | May 1997 | 7.99

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book cover Spirits, Fairies, and Merpeople
Written by C.J. Taylor

eBook | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Ethnic - Native American; Juvenile Fiction - Legends, Myths, Fables | 978-1-77049-176-2 (1-77049-176-7) | January 2012 | 11.99

From the heartbreaking Mi’kmaq story of Minnow, a mermaid in the Atlantic who must choose between two worlds to that of Water Lily and her five brothers, told by the Coos in British Columbia, creatures that inhabit fantastic realms appear in many First Nation stories. C. J. Taylor draws from those... [read more]

book cover Spirits, Fairies, and Merpeople
Written by C.J. Taylor

Hardcover | Tundra Books | Juvenile Fiction - Ethnic - Native American; Juvenile Fiction - Legends, Myths, Fables | 978-0-88776-872-9 (0-88776-872-5) | September 2009 | 21.99

From the heartbreaking Mi’kmaq story of Minnow, a mermaid in the Atlantic who must choose between two worlds to that of Water Lily and her five brothers, told by the Coos in British Columbia, creatures that inhabit fantastic realms appear in many First Nation stories. C. J. Taylor draws from those... [read more]

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