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Tops & Bottoms

Stevens, Janet (Book - 1995)
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Tops & Bottoms
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Hare turns his bad luck around by striking a clever deal with the rich and lazy bear down the road.
Authors: Stevens, Janet
Title: Tops & bottoms
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace & Company, c1995
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,26 x 28 cm
Statement of Responsibility: adapted and illustrated by Janet Stevens
Notes: "The illustrations in this book were done in watercolor, colored pencil, and gesso on paper made by hand by Ray Tomasso, Denver, Colorado. ... The text type was set in Cochin by Thompson Type, San Diego, California. Color separations were made by Bright Arts, Ltd., Singapore. This book was printed with soya-based inks on Leykam recycled paper, which contains more than 20 percent postconsumer waste and has a total recycled content of at least 50 percent. Production supervision by Warren Wallerstein and Ginger Boyer. Designed by Linda Peters" --T.p. verso
Art techniques used: Digitally multi-layered pencil and watercolor, originally painted on vegetable based paper
Summary: Hare turns his bad luck around by striking a clever deal with the rich and lazy bear down the road.
Awards & Distinctions: Caldecott Honor Book, 1996
ISBN: 9780152010348
Branch Call Number: jE STEVENS
Subject Headings: Folklore United States Juvenile fiction African Americans Folklore Juvenile fiction Animals Juvenile fiction Deception Juvenile fiction Work ethic Juvenile fiction Laziness Juvenile fiction Bears Folklore Juvenile fiction Hares Folklore Juvenile fiction Vegetables Juvenile fiction Gardening Juvenile fiction Tricksters Juvenile fiction Brer Rabbit (Legendary character) Juvenile fiction
Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Topical Term: Folklore
African Americans
Work ethic
Brer Rabbit (Legendary character)
LCCN: 93019154
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Traditional trickster tale about a lazy bear and a clever hare!

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