Shonto Begay

  • While Shonto herded sheep on his reservation in Arizona, he would think of ideas for his illustrations.
  • His father was a Navajo medicine man.

To learn more information about Shonto Begay, go to: http://www.ipl.org/div/kidspace/askauthor/begay.html

Other books about smart thinking:

  • Dixon, Franklin W. The Melted Coins. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1975.

Other books illustrated by Shonto Begay

  • Begay, Shonto. Ma'ii and Cousin Horned Toad: A Traditional Navaho Story. New York: Scholastic, 1993.
  • Begay, Shonto. Strawberry Pop and Soda Crackers. Lebanon, IN: Celebration Press, 1996.
  • Casler, Leigh. The Boy Who Dreamed of an Acorn. New York: Philomel Books, 1994.
  • Cohen, Caron L. The Mud Pony. New York: Scholastic en Español, 2002.

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