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The Resource The people could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon

The people could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon

Label
The people could fly : the picture book
Title
The people could fly
Title remainder
the picture book
Statement of responsibility
Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this retelling of a folktale, a group of slaves, unable to bear their sadness and starvation any longer, calls upon the African magic that allows them to fly away
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/089/96073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.1.H154
LC item number
Pg 2004
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
primary
Label
The people could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First published : The people could fly : American black folktales, 1985
Contents
He Lion, Bruh Bear, and Bruh Rabbit -- Doc Rabbit, Bruh Fox, and Tar Baby -- Tappin, the Land Turtle -- Bruh Alligator and Bruh Deer -- Bruh Lizard and Bruh Rabbit -- Bruh Alligator meets trouble -- Wolf and birds and the fish-horse -- Beautiful girl of the moon tower -- Wolf and little daughter -- Manuel had a riddle -- Papa John's tall tale -- Two Johns -- Wiley, his Mama, and the hairy man -- John and the Devil's daughter -- Peculiar such thing -- Little eight John -- Jack and the Devil -- Better wait till Martin comes -- Carrying the running-aways -- How Nehemiah got free -- Talking cooter -- Riddle tale of freedom -- Most useful slave -- People could fly
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780394869254
Lccn
2003025579
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Illustrated paper over boards. Purchase, Yankee Book Peddler, 2005.
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54372442
  • ucoclc54372442
Label
The people could fly : the picture book, Virginia Hamilton ; illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
Link
Publication
Note
First published : The people could fly : American black folktales, 1985
Contents
He Lion, Bruh Bear, and Bruh Rabbit -- Doc Rabbit, Bruh Fox, and Tar Baby -- Tappin, the Land Turtle -- Bruh Alligator and Bruh Deer -- Bruh Lizard and Bruh Rabbit -- Bruh Alligator meets trouble -- Wolf and birds and the fish-horse -- Beautiful girl of the moon tower -- Wolf and little daughter -- Manuel had a riddle -- Papa John's tall tale -- Two Johns -- Wiley, his Mama, and the hairy man -- John and the Devil's daughter -- Peculiar such thing -- Little eight John -- Jack and the Devil -- Better wait till Martin comes -- Carrying the running-aways -- How Nehemiah got free -- Talking cooter -- Riddle tale of freedom -- Most useful slave -- People could fly
Dimensions
32 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780394869254
Lccn
2003025579
Note
Spec. Coll. copy: Illustrated paper over boards. Purchase, Yankee Book Peddler, 2005.
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54372442
  • ucoclc54372442

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