Illus. in full color. Brer Fox makes a boy out of tar, so when Brer Rabbit shakes hands, he’ll get stuck. "About fifty sentences, with one or two per gracefully color-cartooned page, this tale is reduced to the most basic motifs, but it does respect the ones it keeps. It will be a book to hand to kids who clamor for a version they can read for themselves."–Bulletin, Center for Children’s Books.