Paul Goble is an award-winning author and illustrator of thirty-nine children’s books. He has won both the Caldecott Medal and The Library of Congress’ Children’s Book of the Year Award. His most recent titles include The Man Who Dreamed of Elk-Dogs & Other Stories from the Tipi (http://wisdomtalespress.com/
In 1959, he travelled to the American west, where he was able to meet with many of the old-timers for the first time. During the trip, Goble was adopted into the Yakima and Sioux tribes (with the name Wakinyan Chikala, “Little Thunder”) by Chief Edgar Red Cloud.
Goble’s illustrations accurately depict Native American clothing, customs, and surroundings in brilliant color and detail. He also researches ancient stories and retells them for his young audiences. Goble lives with his wife in Rapid City, SD. They have one adult son.
Goble’s most recent book for Wisdom Tales is Custer’s Last Battle: Red Hawk’s Account of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. This is an account of the battle from authentic Indian sources, but told by a fictional narrator who is a boy. Get more information and stay updated with the latest news of the signing through the Facebook eventhttps://www.facebook.com/