Uncle Rabbit and the Wax Doll (Hardcover)

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By Jonathan D. Amith (Editor), Silvestre Pantaleón (Narrated by), Inocencio Jiménez (Illustrator)
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Uncle Rabbit has been gazing longingly at a garden across the river where his favorite foods are planted. Finally, he tricks Old Man Crocodile into giving him a ride to the other side of the river, only to find that he has bitten off more than he can chew

Uncle Rabbit and the Wax Doll beautifully recounts the Nahuatl version of Brer Rabbit, one of the most widespread tales of both the Old and New Worlds, in three languages. Told by master storyteller Silvestre Pantaleón and illustrated on amate bark paper by Inocencio Jiménez, a self‐taught artist from the same village in Guerrero, Mexico, the book tells the story of trickster Uncle Rabbit as he cleverly makes fools out of his eternal adversaries: Old Man Crocodile and the Coyote.

Presented here in Nahuatl alongside English and Spanish translations of the story, Uncle Rabbit and the Wax Doll shares a beloved tale with intercultural meaning alongside unique, detailed bark paintings and a Nahuatl-English glossary.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781646050710
ISBN-10: 1646050711
Publisher: Deep Vellum Publishing
Publication Date: July 26th, 2022
Pages: 40
Language: English