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Bruh Rabbit and the Tar Baby Girl

Bruh Rabbit and the Tar Baby Girl

by Virginia Hamilton Illustrated by James Ransome
Esteemed author Virginia Hamilton retells the classic trickster tale of Bruh Rabbit and the Tar Baby in her own distinctive, playful vernacular with paintings by acclaimed artist James Ransome.

Bruh Rabbit may indeed have met his match when he comes across a tar baby in the middle of the road. The baby's deaf, dumb and blind attitude infuriates the plucky trickster, just as Wolf planned! When Bruh Rabbit gets entangled in the tar baby's sticky embrace, has he finally been foiled by his long-time enemy? Certainly not, if Wolf falls for Bruh Rabbit's clever reverse-psychology and flings the wily rabbit into the briar patch!
Spun in Virginia Hamilton's unique vernacular, this will be a delight to those familiar with Bruh Rabbit's games, and a unforgettable introduction for newcomers!
Ages
3, 4, 5
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 12
Grade Level Equivalent
2.7
Lexile Measure
390L
DRA
20
Guided Reading
L
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
40
Genre
Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Fables

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Virginia Hamilton Virginia Hamilton received the 1992 Hans Christian Andersen Medal, the most prestigious international award in children's literature. She also won the Newbery Medal, three Newbery Honor Awards, two Coretta Scott King Awards, an Edgar Allan Poe Award, and was the first children's author to receive a MacArthur Foundation "a genius" grant in 1995.
James Ransome

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