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How Jackrabbit Got His Very Long Ears
Jackrabbit is chosen by the Great Spirit to introduce new creatures to their desert homes. But, Jackrabbit doesn't listen very carefully. The story teaches children to listen carefully and treat others kindly Ages 5 and up.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published May 1st 1994 by Cooper Square Pub
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Mar 24, 2015 Brian Cortes rated it it was amazing
Irbinskas, Heather. Spengler, Kenneth J. How Jackrabbit Got His Very Long Ear. (1994). The story begins with the creation of the desert and the animals that make up the ecosystem. The Great Spirit assigns Jackrabbit as embassador of the desert and is responsible for accommodating to the new animals that are being made, and explain to them their reason for their creation. Jackrabbit was given instructions on every animal, and their purpose that they have in the desert. The roadrunner, tortoise, a ...more
I really enjoyed reading about Jackrabbit. This story was engaging and clearly explained in a fun way why jackrabbits have such long ears. The illustrations were well drawn and really added to the story and helped the reader to visualize the words.
This book tells the story of how jackrabbits got their long ears. It features many different animals that are found in the desert and describes their features. This book is engaging and humorous. It would be great for a lesson on folklore, or even a lesson on desert animals.