Whether he is besting Brer Fox or sneaking into Mr. Man's garden, Brer Rabbit is always teaching a valuable lesson. These classic tales are full of wit, humor, and creativity, and Julius Lester brings an added contemporary sense to these forty-eight timeless stories.Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 12/28/2006Pages: 160Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
This Courage Classic is reformatted into a smaller trim size and a lower price sure to make them necessities in any library. Beautiful, rich, and vibrant illustrations accompany these classic tales and make them treasures for all to read. Don Daily’s exquisitely detailed illustrations make this hardcover series a great value. Retold from Joel Chandler Harris’s Uncle Remus: His Songs and Sayings, children of all ages will laugh at the adventures of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, and Brer Bear.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 1/29/2008Pages: 56Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
It’s been more than a hundred years since the publication of the first Uncle Remus book, and it was in 1955 that all of the delightful and inimitable tales of Brer Rabbit, Brer Fox, Brer Bear, and Brer Wolf were gathered together in one volume. All of the animal tales from eight books are here, along with the illustrations which originally accompanied them.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/27/2002Pages: 848Reading Level: Age 12 and Up
Brer Rabbit is causing trouble again for his fellow creatures Brer Fox, Brer Wolf, and the rest--this time in an omnibus edition that brings together all the stories from Tales of Uncle Remus, More Tales of Uncle Remus, Further Tales of Uncle Remus, and Last Tales of Uncle Remus.The Uncle Remus tales, originally written down by Joel Chandler Harris, were first published over a hundred years ago, and serve as the largest collection of African-American folklore. In this four-book series, Julius Lester masterfully retains the flavor of the tales, while dropping the heavy dialect of the Harris originals and adding contemporary language and references-- ensuring that the stories will be understood and enjoyed by new generations of readers. And, of course, the stories are beautifully illuminated by the slyly humorous full-color and black-and-white art of Jerry Pinkney. The result is a treasure of a volume that will delight all ages and belongs on every shelf.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/1/1999Pages: 696Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Follow the adventures of crafty B'rer Rabbit and his friends in seven playful folktales with roots in traditional African stories. Told and retold for hundreds of years, this young-reader's version of these folktales retains the original humor and wisdom, com- plemented by spirited, full-color illustrations by Don Daily.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 2/5/2004Pages: 56Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Emma Thompson celebrates 110 years of Peter Rabbit by giving us a brand-new tale! Celebrate 110 years of Peter Rabbit with a new, original tale written by Oscar-winning actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson and based on the original tales by Beatrix Potter. In this story, Peter's adventures take him beyond the boundaries of Mr. McGregor's garden and all the way to Scotland! With 72 pages of beautiful text and illustrations, this hardcover picture book, which includes an audio CD of the story narrated by the author, is sure to become a classic--and a collector's item!Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/18/2012Pages: 72Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
2002 marks the 100th anniversary of one of the best-loved children's books of all time. Since 1902, over 40 million copies of The Tale of Peter Rabbit have been sold worldwide, in more than 35 languages. Recently, it was named the second best-selling children's book of all time by Publishers Weekly.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/16/2002Pages: 70Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
Poor Coyote! How'd he get bonked by a rock-hard fruit underneath the jicara tree? Who tricked him into whacking a wasps? nest with a stick" why is he always howling at the moon? Because of Rabbit, that's why! A Mexican trickster tale in which wily Rabbit outwits Coyote several times before escaping him permanently by climbing to the moon-- which explains why Coyote is wont to howl at it. A book that's sure to appeal. Kirkus Reviews, pointer review This zesty collaboration is sure to be popular with some of dePaola's finest and most innovative art. Booklist, starred review An engaging retelling. Familiar and funny, yet different and distinctive. School Library Journal Tony Johnston lives in San Marino, California. Tomie dePaola lives in New Hampshire. Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 5/18/1998Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
Peter Rabbit and his cousin Benjamin Bunny have a new friend, William the Turkey. The trio is excited for Christmas--until they realize that William is meant to be Mr. McGregor's Christmas supper! Just in time, Peter and Benjamin hide William, and the three enjoy a lovely Christmas dinner of pickled radishes and barley cake at the Rabbit family burrow. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 10/22/2013Pages: 72Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
The world's most beloved bunny has engaged young readers with adventure-filled stories and valuable lessons for many generations. Peter Rabbit's perilous run-ins with Mr. McGregor and the tales of his playful siblings and friends are accompanied by captivating, original illustrations by critically acclaimed illustrator Charles Santore. Children can flip through the pages with joy and excitement as the mischievous and disobedient Peter Rabbit scurries through forbidden territory and later faces the consequences. These cautionary yet gripping tales are made further compelling with masterfully reproduced original art, newly designed layouts and a beautiful 46-inch-wide 4-panel gatefold. A timeless gift and traditional family classic to add to any collection. Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/24/2013Pages: 68Reading Level: Age 4 and Up
BEWARE THE HARE! Is he or isn't he a vampire? Before it's too late, Harold the dog and Chester the cat must find out the truth about the newest pet in the Monroe household -- a suspicious-looking bunny with unusual habits...and fangs! Book Details:Format: PaperbackPublication Date: 8/8/2006Pages: 128Reading Level: Age 8 and Up
Finally, The Tale of Peter Rabbit is available in a colorful board book. This generously sized book tells Beatrix Potter's famous tale of naughty Peter Rabbit's adventures in Mr. McGregor's garden. Young children will be enchanted by the simple text and beautiful illustrations, which bring a classic story vibrantly to life. The board book format is sturdy and accessible, perfect for young readers, but adults will enjoy it too for bed-time read-aloud. As a board book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit will captivate children and offer them an early introduction to the world of Peter Rabbit and all his friends. Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 3/1/1999Pages: 12Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
This charming retelling of the original The Tale of Peter Rabbit features paper novelties that focus on the most exciting parts of the original story! Follow Peter as he runs, hides, and narrowly misses being caught by the grumpy Mr. McGregor!
The classic tale re-illustrated by David McPhail is now a board book! Beatrix Potter's beloved tale of the mischievous little rabbit who hops into trouble in Mr. MacGregor's vegetable garden is a childhood classic. Now this edition--lovingly illustrated by David McPhail--is available in a hands-on board book format that's just right for the littlest readers. Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 1/1/2014Reading Level: Age 2 and Up
The Tale of Peter Rabbit first appeared in 1902 and made its author, Beatrix Potter, a household name. This special gift edition, a replica of the very first edition of the book, features a glamorous silver foil jacket to commemorate the release of the film Miss Potter, which tells the story of that remarkable woman and how she found success with her first book.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 12/28/2006Pages: 80Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
An entertaining book that is absolutely perfect for babies and toddlers to be read from and to play with. There are 8 big, bright sound buttons which are easy for children to push. The sounds themselves are great fun: there are boings, giggles and even moments of peril. The story is a simple but incredibly enjoyable retelling of the classic tale of Beatrix Potter's Peter Rabbit. Book Details:Format: Electronic BookPublication Date: 3/7/2013Pages: 10Reading Level: Age 5 and Up
Now the youngest Potter fans will be able to join Peter Rabbit as he makes his mischievous romp through Mr. McGregors vegetable garden with this charming new board book version of the classic tale.Book Details:Format: Board BookPublication Date: 1/11/2007Pages: 24Reading Level: Age 3 and Up
In this allegorical picture book, a young rabbit named Pancho eagerly awaits his papa's return. Papa Rabbit traveled north two years ago to find work in the great carrot and lettuce fields to earn money for his family. When Papa does not return, Pancho sets out to find him. He packs Papa's favorite meal-mole, rice and beans, a heap of warm tortillas, and a jug of aguamiel-and heads north. He meets a coyote, who offers to help Pancho in exchange for some of Papa's food. They travel together until the food is gone and the coyote decides he is still hungry . . . for Pancho!Duncan Tonatiuh brings to light the hardship and struggles faced by thousands of families who seek to make better lives for themselves and their children by illegally crossing the border.Praise for Pancho Rabbit and the CoyoteSTARRED REVIEW"Tonatiuh's great strength is in the text. No word is wasted, as each emotion is clearly and poignantly expressed. The rabbits' future is unknown, but their love and faith in each other sustains them through it all. Accessible for young readers, who may be drawn to it as they would a classic fable; perfect for mature readers and the classroom, where its layers of truth and meaning can be peeled back to be examined and discussed. An incandescent, humane and terribly necessary addition to the immigrant-story shelf."-Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewBook Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 5/7/2013Pages: 32Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
Whether made of wood, metal, or cloth, all toys have dreams. Creative Editions proudly reissues this tale of a stuffed Rabbit who longs to be real.Book Details:Format: HardcoverPublication Date: 9/1/2004Pages: 40Reading Level: Age 6 and Up
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