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Stevens, Janet.
New York : Harcourt, 2003.
IL K-3, RL 4.5
ISBN 0152167366

(2 booktalks)

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Booktalk #1

What? You’ve never heard of a Jackalope? Well gather round as Armadillo spins his yarn about one very discontented jackrabbit who begs his fairy godrabbit to grant his wish for a modest set of headgear. Of course his bragging sets off a series of hilarious repercussions and jackrabbit learns a valuable lesson in humility. Warning: This book will tickle your funnybone!  (Jean B. Bellavance for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, 2004-2005)

Booktalk #2

Have you ever heard of a jackalope? Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel have done it again. Can you just imagine what happens when you take a jackrabbit with horns, a jackalope, and mix it with Cinderella, Snow White and Pinocchio. Well, let me tell you! You get a wild, absolutely true adventure. You won’t want to miss the tale of a jackalope with his mirror, fairy godrabbit and a coyote. You will be left on the edge of your seat with the hilarious repercussions of Jackalope’s tall tales waiting to see what happens next. Run fast to library and check out Jackalope. (Prepared by:  Lisa Conrath, SCASL Picture Book Awards)

SUBJECTS:     Jackrabbits -- Fiction.
                        Horns -- Fiction.
                        Magic -- Fiction.
                        Honesty -- Fiction.
                        Self-acceptance -- Fiction.
                        Desert animals -- Fiction.
                        Humorous stories.


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