The Tales of Uncle Remus
by Julius Lester Illustrated by Jerry Pinckney, Jerry Pinkney
This book is a retelling of the Afro-American tales about the adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies.
- Interest Level
- Grades 3 - 5
- Grade Level Equivalent
- Lexile Measure
- Puffin Books
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About the Author and Illustrators
Julius Lester The need to know more about his individual past led Julius Lester to begin studying slavery. His first book for children was To Be a Slave.
Jerry Pinkney Jerry Pinkney has been illustrating children’s books since 1964, illustrating over one hundred titles and has been the recipient of five Caldecott Honor Medals, a Caldecott Medal, and five The New York Times "Best Illustrated Books".