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Sister Tricksters

(2006)
Rollicking Tales of Clever Females
A collection of stories by

 
 
Rollicking tales of clever females.

Everyone remembers the exploits of Br'er Rabbit and his cohorts Br'er Fox, Br'er Possum, and other sly characters. But while these tales were circulating among slaves in the southern United States, another set of stories was passed along just as enthusiastically ... only here the clever tricksters were female.

Who better to tackle the stories of these sister tricksters than the San Souci brothers? Utilizing a contagiously rhythmic, pitch-perfect dialect, writer Robert gleefully interprets the exploits of Molly Cottontail, Miz Grasshopper, Miz Duck, and Miz Goose against worthy (and not-so-worthy) foes such as Mistah Slickry Sly-fox, Mistah Rooster, and Mistah Bear.

Brother Daniel's comically realistic paintings capture the slapstick frenzy of these characters engaged in battles of wits against the rural Southern landscape that nourished the tales in their infancy. These clever females teach readers the importance of courage, resourcefulness and sharing.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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May 2007 : USA Hardback

Title: Sister Tricksters: Rollicking Tales of Clever Females
Author(s): Robert D San Souci
ISBN: 0-689-83107-2 / 978-0-689-83107-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
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June 2006 : USA Hardback
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Title: Sister Tricksters: Rollicking Tales of Clever Females
Author(s): Robert D San Souci
ISBN: 0-87483-791-X / 978-0-87483-791-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: August House
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