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Why Epossumondas has no hair on his tail

Author: Coleen Salley; Janet Stevens
Publisher: Orlando, Fla. : Harcourt, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Epossumondas's mother tells him a story about how his great-great-grandfather became the first possum to have a hairless tail. Epossumondas has a very important question: "Mama, why don't I have hair on my tail?" And wouldn't you know it, Mama can tell him exactly why possum tails are all pink and naked and funny looking. Her story's a doozy! It goes way back to Epossumondas's great-great-grandpa, Papapossum. When  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Folk literature
Folklore
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Coleen Salley; Janet Stevens
ISBN: 0152049355 9780152049355
OCLC Number: 56055563
Performer(s): Narrated by Cynthia Darlow.
Awards: Short-listed for Young Hoosier Book Award (Picture Book) 2008
Short-listed for Volunteer State Book Awards (Grades K-3) 2006
Short-listed for Buckaroo Book Award 2005
Short-listed for Arkansas Diamond Primary Book Award 2006
Short-listed for Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Award (Grades 3-5) 2007
Target Audience: 3 to 7.
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: written by Colleen Salley ; illustrated by Janet Stevens.
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'Mama, why don't I have hair on my tail?' Epossumondas asks. Mama knows why - and her story's a doozy. It goes way back to Epossumondas's great-great- grandpa Papapossum. When hungry Papapossum and  Read more...

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Praise and honors for Epossumondas "A treasure."--The New York Times Book Review [star]"Silliness to the hilt . . . Outrageous fun!"--Kirkus Reviews (starred review) [star]"Hilarious."--School Read more...

 
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