Books by Margaret Olivia Wolfson

Released: May 31, 1999

"The watercolors feature a riotous display of palm trees, frolicking sea turtles, fish, and islanders; these scenes capture the spirit of the myth better than the somewhat stilted text that lacks most of the poetry of Wolfson's previous book. (Picture book/folklore. 6-9)"
A Fijian princess and her daughter paddle through the green and glassy sea, to the far reef to catch fish in this reworking of several myths from Wolfson (Marriage of the Rain Goddess, 1996). Read full book review >
MARRIAGE OF THE RAIN GODDESS by Margaret Olivia Wolfson
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Aug. 1, 1996

"So well are text and art wedded that readers will close the book and feel as if they are the ones who have been in a dream. (Picture book/folklore. 6-11)"
The Zulu rain goddess is looking for a husband and none of the gods appeal to her—they are all ``too busy with their spears and shields.'' She flies down to earth and finds a cattle herder who strikes her fancy, and sends him her proposal in a dream. Read full book review >