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Author: Alan Schroeder (on JOMB)
Illustrator: Brad Sneed (on JOMB)
Published: 1997 Penguin (on JOMB)
Fierce, phonetically written slang and softly stretched, fish-eye illustrations make this twangin’ twist on the traditional tale a thrill for listeners and read-aloud hams alike — rump-blisterin’ and all!
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