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The Resource Why Epossumondas has no hair on his tail, written by Colleen Salley ; illustrated by Janet Stevens

Why Epossumondas has no hair on his tail, written by Colleen Salley ; illustrated by Janet Stevens

Label
Why Epossumondas has no hair on his tail
Title
Why Epossumondas has no hair on his tail
Statement of responsibility
written by Colleen Salley ; illustrated by Janet Stevens
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Epossumondas's mother tells him a story about how his great-great-grandfather became the first possum to have a hairless tail. Epossumondas has a very important question: "Mama, why don't I have hair on my tail?" And wouldn't you know it, Mama can tell him exactly why possum tails are all pink and naked and funny looking. Her story's a doozy! It goes way back to Epossumondas's great-great-grandpa, Papapossum. When hungry Papapossum and his growly ol' stomach meet up with wily Hare, cranky Bear, and a persimmon tree . . . well, it's one hair-raisin' adventure! Renowned storyteller Coleen Salley and Caldecott Honor illustrator Janet Stevens team up again, drawing on the Uncle Remus tradition and their own wild imaginations to expose a hilarious--and important!--moment in possum history. Annotation. Epossumondas learns his great-great granddaddy's hilarious role in possum history
Cataloging source
DLC
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Salley, Coleen
Dewey number
[E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
3 to 7
LC call number
PZ8.1.S2168
LC item number
Wh 2004
Literary form
non fiction
PerformerNote
Narrated by Cynthia Darlow
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Stevens, Janet
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  • Opossums
  • Folklore
  • Opossums
  • Folklore
  • Tails
Target audience
primary
Label
Why Epossumondas has no hair on his tail, written by Colleen Salley ; illustrated by Janet Stevens
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Publication
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780152049355
Lccn
2003018581
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • ocm56055563
  • (OCoLC)56055563
Label
Why Epossumondas has no hair on his tail, written by Colleen Salley ; illustrated by Janet Stevens
Link
Publication
Dimensions
28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780152049355
Lccn
2003018581
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • ocm56055563
  • (OCoLC)56055563

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