Who's in Rabbit's House?: A Masai Tale

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Dial, 1977 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Rabbit has a problem - someone is inside her house and won't let her in.

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Review: Who's in Rabbit's House?: A Masai Tale

User Review  - midnightfaerie - Goodreads

A great educational book for your children over the preschool age. My 5 yr old loved it. Lots of good information with beautiful pictures that will help keep children engaged. Aardema is a wonderful ... Read full review

Review: Who's in Rabbit's House?: A Masai Tale

User Review  - Kacey Marshall - Goodreads

An amusing twist on an otherwise typical book, Verna Aardema retells this folktale in a traditional style, presenting it in a play format. I enjoyed the story, but I thought it ended rather abruptly ... Read full review

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About the author (1977)

Verna Aardema was born on June 6, 1911 in New Era Michigan. She received her B.A. degree from Michigan State College of Agriculture and Applied Sciences in 1934. She was a grade school teacher from 1934 to 1973 and staff correspondent for the Muskegon Chronicle from 1951 to 1972. Aardema started writing children's stories in the 1950's, and in 1960 she published her first books, Tales from the Story Hat and The Sky God Stories. She specializes in the modernization and adaptation of traditional African folktales. In the 1970s, Aardema joined illustrators Leo and Diane Dillon and produced three picture books. Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears received the Caldecott Medal in 1976 and the Brooklyn Art Books for Children Award in 1977. Who's in Rabbit's House? was the 1977 School Library Journal Best Book of the Year and a Lewis Carroll Shelf Award winner in 1978. Aardema received the Children's Reading Round Table Award in 1981, and several of her books have been selected as Notable Books by the American Library Association. Oh Kojo! How Could You! won the 1984 Parents' Choice Award for Literature. Verna Aardema died in 200.

Leo and Diane Dillon are an award winning illustrator pair that have collaborated of book projects for more than fifty years, winning two consecutive Caldecott Medals for "Why Mosquitoes Buzz In People's Ears" and "Ashanti To Zulu: African Traditions".?They have also received five "New York Times" Best Illustrated Books Awards, ?five Coretta Scott King Honors and one Coretta Scott King Award?and many other awards and distinctions.?They live and work in Brooklyn, New York.

Virginia Hamilton was the first Black to win the Newbery Medal. She has also been awarded the Coretta Scott King Award, the National Book Award, and the Hans Christian Andersen Award.
Leo and Diane Dillon have won the Caldecott Medal twice.

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