With a Whoop and a Holler: A Bushel of Lore from Way Down South

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Atheneum Books, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 102 pages
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In this rich, rousing anthology, Nancy Van Laan takes readers on a romp through the bayous, mountains, and lowlands of the American South. Her retellings are full of energy, spunk, and that distinctive voice that makes Southern stories among our nation's most beloved. Readers will meet unforgettable characters like Brer' Rabbit, Fool John, and Ol' Gaily Mander, and learn a whole passle of poems, sayings, and superstitions to live by. Scott Cook's illustrations practically jump off the pages -- they're perfectly suited to a book that's full to the brim with that inimitable Southern love for good storytelling.

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Southern-style bedtime stories and rhymes, who know they would be so funny? Read full review

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Southern-style bedtime stories and rhymes, who know they would be so funny? Read full review

Contents

Across the Deep Deep South
25
Up and Round the Mountains
75
Three Foots
91
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Nancy Van Laanhas written many books perfect for reading aloud, includingSo Say the Little Monkeys; Little Fish, Lost; With a Whoop and a Holler,an American Library Association Notable Book; and the 1990 Parents' Choice Award winner,Possum Come a-Knockin'.She lives in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

Scott Cook is an acclaimed children's book illustrator whose work has been chosen as a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, a Booklist Editors' Choice, and a Parenting Magazine Best Book. He has been praised by the New York Times and Southern literary icon Eudora Welty. His original oil paintings are included in major art collections throughout the country. A Mississippi native, he lives in Sandwich, Massachusetts.

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