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Brer Rabbit / from the Collected Stories of Joel Chandler Harris ; retold by David Borgenicht ; illustrated by Don Daily.

Author/Creator:
Borgenicht, David.
Other Title:
Classic tales of Brer Rabbit
Publication:
Philadelphia ; London : Courage Books, an imprint of Running Press, [©1995].
Format/Description:
Book
51, [5] pages : color illustrations ; 34 cm.
Subjects:
Brer Rabbit (Trickster) -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Folklore.
Tales -- United States.
African Americans
Brer Rabbit (Trickster)
Tales.
United States
Childrens subjects:
African Americans -- Folklore.
Animals -- Folklore.
Folklore -- United States.
Local subjects:
Animals -- Folklore.
Tales -- U.S.
Afro-Americans -- Folklore.
Folklore -- U.S.
Form/Genre:
Fiction.
Folklore.
Juvenile works.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
England London.
Summary:
Welcome to the Old Plantation, a place where rabbits trick, foxes hunt, turtles race, possums play dead, bears swing upside-down, and everyone gets caught up in the laughter and music of life. You will too.
Contents:
Brer Fox, Brer Rabbit, Brer Bear, and the peanut patch
Brer Rabbit goes fishing for suckers
Dead foxes tell no tales
The g`reat race
Why Mr. Possum loves peace
Brer Fox goes hunting
Brer Fox, Brer Rabbit, and the Tar-Baby.
Notes:
"Retold for today's young readers from Joel Chandler Harris's 'Uncle Remus: his songs and sayings'"--Front flap of dustjacket.
Includes a detachable color poster.
"Cover and interior design by Nancy Loggins Gonzalez."--Colophon.
"Text was set in Goudy Oldstyle."
Designed by Atha Tehon.
Local notes:
Tehon Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2014 by Susan Tehon.
Tehon Collection copy: dust jacket retained.
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Banks Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Banks Collection copy has poster wanting.
Penn Provenance:
Tehon, Atha (former owner) (Tehon Collection copy)
Tehon, Susan (donor) (Tehon Collection copy)
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
1995
Contributor:
Daily, Don, illustrator.
Harris, Joel Chandler, 1848-1908.
Loggins Gonzalez, Nancy, designer.
Tehon, Atha, designer.
Atha Tehon Thiras Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
1561385832
9781561385836
OCLC:
34096719
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