How Coyote Stole the Summer
A Native American FolktaleBook - 2009
Brrr! Coyote is always cold! That’s because it’s winter all year long. But Old Woman has something amazing called summer. It’s tied up in a little bag in her tipi. Coyote and his friends Wolf, Moose, Elk, Stag, and Antelope make a plan to steal summer. But when Coyote grabs the bag, Old Woman’s children chase after him. Will his plan work? Will everyone have a chance to share summer’s warmth? Find out what happens in this fast-paced tale!
Describes how coyote and five other animals, tired of winter, were able to steal summer from Old Woman, but when summer breaks out and they are finally caught, coyote and Old Woman agree to split summer for half a year between them.