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Chukfi Rabbit's big, bad bellyache : a trickster tale

Author: Greg Rodgers; Leslie Stall Widener
Publisher: El Paso, Texas : Cinco Puntos Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First edition
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"Silly kids, tricks are for rabbits! Chukfi Rabbit, that is. The laziest-and hungriest-trickster rabbit there is!Deep in Choctaw Country Chukfi Rabbit is figuring out some way to avoid work at all costs. When Bear, Turtle, Fox, and Beaver agree on an everybody-work-together day to build Ms. Possum a new house, Chukfi Rabbit says he's too busy to help. Until he hears there will be a feast to eat after the work is
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Genre/Form: Legends
Picture books
Folklore
Picture books for children
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Rodgers; Leslie Stall Widener
ISBN: 9781935955269 1935955268 9781935955276 1935955276
OCLC Number: 841186975
Awards: Winner of Oklahoma Book Award (Children's) 2015
Commended for Oklahoma Book Award (Design/Illustration) 2015
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: told by Greg Rodgers ; illustrated by Leslie Stall Widener.

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The way the Choctaws tell it, Chukfi Rabbt is lay-zee. Watch your food when he's around. Blink once-it's gone.  Read more...

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***STARRED REVIEW*** "Chukfi is a trickster worthy of the name, and this fresh, funny tale makes an excellent addition to the genre ... Choctaw storyteller Rodgers invests the tale, found in the Read more...

 
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