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Classic Tales of Brer Rabbit Hardcover – February 3, 2004


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Product Details

  • Age Range: 4 and up
  • Grade Level: Preschool and up
  • Hardcover: 56 pages
  • Publisher: Running Press Kids (February 3, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0762417129
  • ISBN-13: 978-0762417124
  • Product Dimensions: 13.2 x 10 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,038,395 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Don Daily (1940-2002) illustrated many classic children’s books and anthologies for Courage Books. He also created posters for many films, including The Lone Ranger, The Great Santini, and Roots. Daily’s work has appeared in such magazines as Reader's Digest, Cosmopolitan, and Good Housekeeping. Joel Chandler Harris (1848-1908) collected the folktales of Southern African Americans and retold them as classic stories of Uncle Remus, a fictitious old slave who spun stories to a boy from “the big house of a plantation.” He wrote five books featuring Uncle Remus and his stories of Brer Rabbit and friends. The first, Uncle Remus: His Songs and Sayings, was published in 1880.

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My kids enjoy that I enjoy it as well.
Angela K. Dabb
If you remember the Brer Rabbit tales from memories past you will love this book.
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The illustrations are colorful and captivating.
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54 of 55 people found the following review helpful By Mom of 4 boys on December 30, 2006
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I love Uncle Remus, and I love the original writing. This book is so abridged that it totally loses the character of the stories. I wanted to give this book away, but didn't want to stick anyone else with it. My 4-year old likes it because it has big color pictures, and my husband likes it because he has trouble reading the original. For an abridged version that's easier to read, I highly recommend The Complete Tales by James Pinkney.
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20 of 22 people found the following review helpful By D. Briscoe on December 25, 2006
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My mother was very disappointed with this book. She felt that the stories were poorly rewritten from the original Joel Chandler Harris version. But maybe her memory of the original stories is imperfect.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By The Princess Pea of Ga on May 29, 2011
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I was so surprised when I received this book to find that it was NOT THE ORIGINAL STORIES I READ AS A CHILD!! Returned it immediately!
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful By Michael J. London on June 6, 2008
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I bought this while in New Orleans to give to my granddaughters. I have been reading each story aloud to them. They love the stories and the illustrations.
I am so disappointed that the publisher did not correct the typesetting errors. I had to adjust what I was saying so that the improper syntax and typos would not be heard by my listeners. What a sad impact on a great book. Now I want to purchase another for my sister's children. I plan to include 10 or 20 one-dollar bills as finders rewards for them to identify the mistakes in the book. Hope that is enough. Basically making lemonade out of lemons. This book should be reprinted and offered as free replacement for current owners. Even Uncle Remus would have done that.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Paulbecky on August 3, 2010
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My children and I enjoyed the stories but the publisher did a really bad job editing. The book is full of spelling errors! I certainly wouldn't have purchased the book had I known how many spelling errors there were - at least 12, I would think!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Jim on August 20, 2011
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Excellent art depicting the characters and scenes. Very good beginning book for introducing the grandkids to the lessons of Brer Rabbit.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By T. A. Jones on October 10, 2007
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I remember as a child many, many years ago listening to and reading these tales of trickery and hoodwinking with a great sense of fondness.
I purchased this book for my own son and have enjoyed reliving these old-fashioned stories and re-acquainting myself with these clever, witty and crafty characters. This book has been adapted to a shortened version retold in a simplified english language that all will understand. The illustrations are large, bold and very colourful. This is a truely wonderful book of short stories and tales that will bring us many smiles in the years to come.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By A. Hendricks on January 5, 2007
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My four year old son absolutely loves this book. He really likes it when Brer Rabbit plays a trick on Brer Fox making him a sucker! The classic text is highlighted with excellent illustrations. This book is a joy.
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