Graven Images, Paul Fleischman
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Graven Images

Author: Paul Fleischman

Narrator: Paul Michael, Susan Denaker, Lincoln Hoppe

Unabridged: 2 hr 10 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Random House Audio

Published: 02/14/2006

Genre: Children & Young Adults Fiction - Short Stories

Synopsis

Paul Fleischman spins three engrossing stories about the unexpected ways an artist's creations reveal truths - tales whose intriguing plots and many moods will entertain readers and inspire future writers.

Can wood, copper, or marble communicate? They can if they are the graven images in Newbery Medalist Paul Fleischman's trio of eerie, beguiling short stories. If you whisper a secret into a wooden statue's ear, will anyone find out? Can a wobbly weathervane bearing the image of Saint Crispin, the patron saint of shoemakers, steer a love-struck apprentice toward the girl of his dreams? And if a ghost hires a sculptor to carve a likeness of him holding a drink to a baby's lips, what ghastly crime might lie behind his request? And, in a brand-new afterword, the acclaimed storyteller reveals how he found his own author's voice.

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