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Rabbit and the Well.

Rabbit and the Well

Deborah L. Duvall, author

Murv Jacob, illustrator

University of New Mexico Press

MSC04 2820, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

9780826343314, $18.95 www.unmpress.com 1-800-249-7737

Award-winning children's book creators Deborah L. Duvall and Murv Jacob present Rabbit and the Well, the latest in a series of picturebooks based on a Cherokee cycle of animal tales. In Rabbit and the Well, Ji-Stu the trickster rabbit persuades his animal friends to dig a well so that they will have enough to drink in times of drought. But Ji-Stu is too lazy to participate in creating the well! When Ji-Stu plies his tricks to steal well water anyway, the animals get together and hatch a plan to teach the selfish rabbit a lesson. The stylized illustrations add the perfect touch to this gentle story about the importance of responsibility and community.
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Publication:Children's Bookwatch
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Date:Jun 1, 2008
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