'Tales of Five Continents' is a collection of five ecological fables that describe the customs and folklore of peoples around the world. The stories are set in Australia, Indonesia, Mali, Italy and Mexico. They will show readers how young people in distant lands grow to understand their environment and relate to it in positive ways.
About the Author
Marta Knobloch is the author of three prize winning collections of poetry: 'The Song of What Was Lost,' (ARTSCAPE Literary Arts Award of Baltimore, 1988), 'Sky Pond,' (Columbia Book Award, Washington, D.C., 1993, co-winner) and 'The Room of Months La stanza dei mesi,' (Premio Donna di Ferrera, 1995). Her ecological fable, 'How Djambawa Found What He Was Seeking,' was awarded the 1991 Premio di Arte e Ambiente di Italia. Her work has been published in numerous literary journals and anthologies in the United States and abroad.