Publisher: Cinco Puntos Press (June 24, 2014)
Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub
Size: 5.3 MB
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"Chukfi is a trickster necessary of the identify, and this clean, humorous story makes an outstanding addition to the genre." (starred reivew, Kirkus Reviews)Named to Kirkus stories' top Books of 2014Silly childrens, tips are for rabbits! Chukfi Rabbit, that's. The laziest—and hungriest—trickster rabbit there is!Deep in Choctaw nation, Chukfi Rabbit is usually understanding a way to prevent paintings in any respect expenses. while undergo, Turtle, Fox, and Beaver agree on an everybody-work-together day to construct Ms. Possum a brand new apartment, Chukfi Rabbit says he is too busy to aid. until eventually he hears there'll be a dinner party to devour after the paintings is completed: cornbread biscuits, grape dumplings, tanchi labona (a scrumptious Choctaw corn stew), and better of all, clean, home made butter! So whereas every person else is helping construct the home, Chukfi is helping himself to all that yummy butter! The hairy fiend! yet this grasping trickster will quickly research that being this lazy is difficult paintings! A vintage trickster story within the Choctaw tradition.Greg Rodgers is a storyteller and author. he's a member of the Choctaw state of Oklahoma and tells tales in faculties, libraries, gala's, and tribal occasions in the course of the state. he's at the moment finishing a PhD on the collage of Illinois, Urbana.Leslie Stall Widener lives in north Texas in a one-hundred-year previous farmhouse together with her husband, additionally an illustrator. while she was once a baby, she explored each inch of her grandparents' Oklahoma farm, an allotment her grandmother acquired for her Choctaw ancestry. Leslie's most recent e-book, a collaboration together with her sister, is an illustrated historical past of style.