Uncle Remus

The Complete Tales
Lester, Julius (Book - 1999)
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
Uncle Remus

Item Details

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.
Authors: Lester, Julius
Title: Uncle Remus
the complete tales
Publisher: New York : Phyllis Fogelman Books, c1999
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: viii, 696 p. :,ill. ;,24 cm
Statement of Responsibility: with a new introduction, as told by Julius Lester ; llustrated by Jerry Pinkney
Notes: Reprint in one volume of works originally published separately, 1987-1994
Includes index
Contents: Bk. 1. The tales of Uncle Remus
bk. 2. More tales of Uncle Remus
bk. 3. Further tales of Uncle Remus
bk. 4. The last tales of Uncle Remus
Additional Contributors: Pinkney, Jerry
ISBN: 9780803724518
Branch Call Number: j 398.2089 L642u 1999
Subject Headings: Folklore United States Juvenile literature Animals Folklore Tales United States Juvenile literature African Americans Folklore
Topical Term: Folklore
African Americans
LCCN: 99017121
MARC Display»


From Library Staff

Brer Rabbit is causing trouble again for Brer Fox, Brer Wold, and the rest of his friends and enemies.

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add a Notice

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.


Add a Video

There are no videos for this title yet.

Find it at MCL


Powered by BiblioCommons.
app10 Version Arkelstorp Last updated 2014/10/16 16:30