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.
LINDA HAYWARD is an author whose work includes the Step into Reading titles Baby Moses, Noah’s Ark, The First Thanksgiving, and many more.FREIRE WRIGHT is the illustrator of several books for children and currently resides in London.