Daddy Jake the Runaway, and Short Stories Told after Dark by Joel Chandler Harris

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Author Harris, Joel Chandler, 1848-1908
Illustrator Kemble, E. W. (Edward Windsor), 1861-1933
Title Daddy Jake the Runaway, and Short Stories Told after Dark
Contents Daddy Jake, the runaway -- How a witch was caught -- The little boy and his dogs -- How black snake caught the wolf -- Why the guineas stay awake -- How the terrapin was taught to fly -- The creature with no claws -- Uncle Remus's wonder story -- The rattlesnake and the polecat -- How the birds talk -- The foolish woman -- The adventures of Simon and Susanna -- Brother Rabbit and the gingercakes -- Brother Rabbit's courtship.
Credits Richard Tonsing, David Edwards, and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team ( from page images generously made available by Internet Archive (
Language English
LoC Class PZ: Language and Literatures: Juvenile belles lettres
Subject Animals -- Juvenile fiction
Subject Children's stories
Subject Plantation life -- Juvenile fiction
Subject African Americans -- Juvenile fiction
Subject Fugitive slaves -- Juvenile fiction
Subject Slavery -- Juvenile fiction
Subject Folk tales
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EBook-No. 60804
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Jun 17, 2020
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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