JackalopeBook - 2003
You see, the jackalope didn't start out with horns. First he was a plain old hare. You know, a jackrabbit. The horns came later, along with a corny fairy godrabbit and a cranky coyote. And the trouble those horns brought-- hoooo-wee!
With a gut-busting brew of sassy storytelling and outrageous art, Janet Stevens and Susan Stevens Crummel finally give the jackalope his due. After all, he's long been part of American legend--isn't it time to tell the real story?
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I am captivated by the storytelling of Jackalope Lamat Kelly, also known as Jack or Jaq. The short stories and flash fiction in Jackalope by Denise Low feature the Indigenous-centered, anthropomorphic and playful excursions of one inter-gender cryptid. These tales are based on the long-lived legend of a hybrid offspring from a jackrabbit mating with a pronghorn ("antelope"), but with… (more)
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LPL_ShirleyB Jan 14, 2019
Bless everyones' fairy godrabbit!
I had hopes this book would resonate with the classic jackalope of Western American legend or even better if it had relevance to Indigenous mythologies, but instead this is a tale told in rhyming-silly prose about a jackrabbit who wishes to be noticed, even fea... Read More »