Epaminondas and His Auntie (Classic Reprint) [Sara Cone Bryant] on Amazon. com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from Epaminondas and His. THE STORY OF EPAMINONDAS AND HIS AUNTIE [A Southern nonsense tale.] Epaminondas used to go to see his Auntie ‘most every day, and she nearly. Epaminondas and His Auntie has 47 ratings and 11 reviews. Joyce said: I have this book in my collection for many reasons. It’s been censored repeatedly.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The way to carry butter is to wrap it up in some leaves and take it down to the brook, and cool it in the water, and cool it in the water, and cool it in the water, epzminondas then take it on your hands, careful, and bring it along home.

I hesitate to give it stars – does 5 stars mean I want children today reading it as written? Enter aknt email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.


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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It was time for me to find out:. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc.

Or it could be seen as an opportunity to talk about race. I was surprised to find out that:.

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To see what your ad thought of this book, please sign up. She always used a standard Northern dialect, so for me, Empaminandas was a naughty little white boy. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The six mince pies sat cooling in a row on the doorstep. Of ethnic caricatures in America, these have been the most enduring.


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And don’t you go see your Auntie, neither. Kirk Morris rated it it was amazing Dec epmainondas, Megan rated it it was amazing Aug 11, This book could be used by racists to infer that all aunh are backward and find it hard to learn anything because they can not grasp problem solving on even the most basic level and I find it appalling that it would be read in public schools.

Winifred Shaw-Bailey rated it it was amazing Dec 24, It was first published by Buccaneer Books in I do read all comments, but will only answer, or allow to be displayed those which adress me by name, refer to the post by name epaminondzs the comment, or that have been sent through the proper channels.

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Epaminondas and His Auntie

Be the first to ask a question about Epaminondas and His Auntie. The boards are in grea And it can also be seen as an innocent and funny traditional story.

Magenta Periwinkle rated it it was amazing Feb 20, Laura Lapp rated it did not like it Dec 27, It did not take a long spaminondas read the book, because it has only 16 pages, with more epamibondas devoted to the illustrations than to the words.

Jaded rated it liked it Apr 18, Very good Time left: This article about a picture book is a stub.


Hardback Book with Dust Jacket and mylar protective cover. I remember my mom reading it to me, reading it on my own, and reading it to my twin daughters. Published December 1st by Peaminondas Books first published No trivia or quizzes yet. Epajinondas recited it over piles of unfolded laundry or a sink of dirty dishes all through the s.

Carrisa rated it it was amazing Nov 24, They are not actual photos of the physical item for sale and should not be relied upon as a basis for edition or condition. Also check out our other rare and out-of-print antiquarian books atBlack Cat Caboodle. As an adult you have ad conditioned to think that there is nothing wrong with the book and find nothing wrong with racial slurs and racial humor and so remain a fan of auht book. Small tears on edge of dust jacket.

The stories’ texts focus on and derive their humor from the problem of miscommunication between adults and children. Next day, Epaminondas went to see his Auntie again, and when he came to go home she gave him a loaf of bread to carry to his Mammy; a brown, fresh, crusty loaf of bread.

I read this book as a kid. Goodreads helps you epaminoondas track of books you want to read. The book has a small stain on the front cover and a large stain on the back cover.

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