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What's the hurry, Fox? : and other animal stories / collected by Zora Neale Hurston ; illustrated by Bryan Collier ; adapted by Joyce Carol Thomas.

Author/Creator:
Thomas, Joyce Carol, adapter.
Edition:
1st edition
Publication:
New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2004. , ©2004
Manufacture:
Hong Kong : South China Printing Co.
Format/Description:
Book
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Subjects:
Tales -- United States.
African Americans -- Folklore.
African Americans.
Tales.
United States.
Folklore -- United States.
African Americans -- Folklore.
Childrens subjects:
Folklore -- United States.
African Americans -- Folklore.
Form/Genre:
Literature.
Folklore.
Folklore.
Folklore.
Literature.
Place of Publication:
China Hong Kong.
United States New York (State) New York (City)
Summary:
Presents a volume of pourquoi tales collected by Zora Neale Hurston from her field research in the Gulf states in the 1920s.
Contents:
"Why the buzzard has no home" / Armetta Jones
"What's the hurry, fox?" "Why porpoise's tail is on crosswise," "Why flies get the first taste" / M.C. Ford
"Why donkey has long ears" / Nathaniel Burney
"Why the dog hates the cat" / Mack C. Ford
"Why the waves have whitecaps" / Lily May Beale
"Why frog got eyes and mole got tail" / M.C. Yard.
Notes:
"Text copyright ©2004 by Zora Neale Hurston Trust"--verso of title page
"Adapter's copyright ©2004 by Joyce Carol Thomas"--verso of title page.
"Illustrations copyright ©2004. by Bryan Collier"--verso of title page.
"Manufactured in China by South China Printing Company Ltd"--verso of title page
"Typography by Matt Adamec"--verso of title page.
Local notes:
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries in 2018 by Joanna Banks.
Kislak Center Banks Collection copy retains dust jacket.
Penn Provenance:
Banks, Joanna (donor) (Banks Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
2004
Contributor:
Hurston, Zora Neale, compiler.
Collier, Bryan, illustrator.
Adamec, Matt, typographer.
HarperCollins (Firm), publisher.
South China Printing Co., printer.
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Books (University of Pennsylvania)
Joanna Banks Collection of African American Children's Books (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0060006447
9780060006440
0060006439
9780060006433
OCLC:
52251423
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