Epic Storytime: Brer Bunny and the Tar Bunny


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Nov 16 2020 14 mins  

In the UK, a week in November is given to discuss bullying. Stories provide a safe space to explore this sensitive topic, and none moreso than the "origin" story of southern US folklore's undisputed hero!

But at the start of this story, Brer Bunny (aka Brer Rabbit) doesn't seem all that heroic...

Based on a folk tale from the Southern USA, adapted by Chip Colquhoun. Read by David Ault (davidault.co.uk).

Illustration by Heather Rose.

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