Tumbleweed Stew

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Jack Rabbit says it's a great day to make tumbleweed stew, but who wants to eat that? With a bit of ingenuity, Jack soon has everyone from Armadillo to Vulture adding something to his delectable stew.

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Susan Stevens Crummel is a high school teacher as well as an author. She has collaborated with Janet Stevens, her sister, on several picture books.

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Overview

Jack Rabbit says it's a great day to make tumbleweed stew, but who wants to eat that? With a bit of ingenuity, Jack soon has everyone from Armadillo to Vulture adding something to his delectable stew.

About the Authors:

Susan Stevens Crummel is a high school teacher as well as an author. She has collaborated with Janet Stevens, her sister, on several picture books.

Janet Stevens is the author-illustrator of the Caldecott Honor book Tops & Bottoms and the illustrator of Anne Miranda's To Market, To Market, an ABBY Honor book, as well as many other picture books. Her picture books have won numerous state awards voted on by children.

Jack Rabbit tricks the other animals into helping him make a pot of tumbleweed stew.

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In this Stone Soup variant, Jack Rabbit tricks the other animals into sharing their vegetables to create a delicious stew. It begins with Jack Rabbit proclaiming that he can make a delicious stew from a tumbleweed. Armadillo decides that it might be better with a few carrots, then Buzzard offers some onions, Deer brings corn, Skunk adds potatoes, and Rattlesnake contributed celery. The result—a delicious stew shared by all. The story is fun and the illustrations of the animals and ingredients are full of humor. The introduction describes the levels in the "Green Light Reader" series and provides some helpful tips to those working with kids. There is also a very brief blurb and photos of the author illustrator team who happen to be sisters. A Level 2 book. 2000, Harcourt, and $3.95. Ages 6 to 8. Reviewer: Marilyn Courtot
School Library Journal
K-Gr 3-Jack Rabbit, the hungry Texas cousin of Janet Stevens's Hare in Tops and Bottoms (Harcourt, 1995), is up to something as he hops onto a ranch to find lunch. The trickster tale emerges as he tells Armadillo, the owner, that he would like to make her some Tumbleweed Stew. He adds tumbleweed to some boiling water and other animals, including Buzzard, Deer, and Skunk, contribute different vegetables, and soon a delicious stew is bubbling in the big pot. Full and happy, the creatures all doze off, and when Jack Rabbit awakens with a growling tummy, he thinks of another tricky recipe to share. The funny text flows well and is full of repetition as the list of vegetables grows, and the soft-edged illustrations give personality to the characters and offer plenty of visual clues. Jack Rabbit wears a cowboy-and-cactus print vest while Buzzard's is denim. Armadillo wears a red bandanna and even Deer sports a bolo tie. A fine choice for beginning readers.-Melanie S. Wible, Kanoheda Elementary, Lawrenceville, GA Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780613646079
  • Publisher: Demco Media
  • Publication date: 7/1/2003
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 32
  • Product dimensions: 6.44 (w) x 8.70 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Meet the Author


SUSAN STEVENS CRUMMEL has collaborated with Janet Stevens, her sister, on several picture books, including the Texas Bluebonnet winner Cook-a-Doodle-Doo! and the Texas Bluebonnet nominee And The Dish Ran Away with the Spoon. A former high school teacher, she now spends her time writing and doing author visits at schools. She lives in Fort Worth, Texas.

Janet Stevens is the author and illustrator of many beloved picture books, including Tops & Bottoms, a Caldecott Honor Book. With her sister and co-author, Susan Stevens Crummel, she created the acclaimed best-sellers The Great Fuzz Frenzy, Help Me, Mr. Mutt!, The Little Red Pen and more. She is also the illustrator of the Epossumondas books, written by renowned storyteller Coleen Salley. Janet Stevens lives in Colorado. For more information, visit www.janetstevens.com.

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