Books by This Author
A collection of trickster stories — from the Brer Rabbit found in the American South to East Africa's Anansi — are presented from a master storyteller. Watercolor illustrations add humor and verve to each of these outrageous and often funny characters.
Bruh Rabbit outwits farmer Bruh Wolf again — even after the shrewd hare is stuck fast to the pretty baby girl made of tar. Told in the cadence of the Gullah with full-color illustrations, this version is sure to delight readers and listeners of all ages.
Age Level: 12-14
Craving knowledge about mankind, Pretty Pearl, a god-child who lives on a mountain-top in Africa, transforms herself into a human and stows away on a slave ship bound for America. What will she discover about the true nature of people?
Age Level: 6-9
Retellings of traditional African American tales, by award winning author Virginia Hamilton, are skillfully performed in the audio version. The narrator uses various accents to further animate the lively collection.
From embossed endpapers to the gentle homage to its author, the tale of flying to freedom and away from slavery is splendidly illustrated in picture book format. This edition is accompanied by a CD with the sonorous voices of its Newbery medal-winning author and James Earl Jones.