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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And that our lives are lived under that shadow, and sometimes we then, aunf become to believe it ourselves. Oct 31, Marty Arnold rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: If we label the book as “racist” or as “not racist,” we shut down the discussion we need to have about racial inequality in the US today.

Like Helen Bannerman ‘s The Story of Little Black Sambowhich was originally written about a boy from Southern India but was later illustrated in many printings with stereotypes of African-Americansthe Epaminondas books have been criticised as having racist overtones and stereotypes.

Carrisa rated it it was amazing Nov 24, Skip to main content. Very good condition in a good dustwrapper.


Epaminondas and His Auntie by Sara Cone Bryant

Winifred Shaw-Bailey rated it it was amazing Dec 24, These were the images that decorated our homes, that served and amused and made us laugh.

I guess I just do not find anything that can remotely considered racial epaminonsas funny, because someone somewhere is guaranteed to get hurt, or offended and that for me is enough to feel that it should not be encouraged. About Sara Cone Bryant. By and by, another day, Epaminondas went to see his Auntie again, and this time she gave him a little new puppy-dog to take home.

Not being capable of teaching Epaminondas how to pick up and deliver a package. Rename him JimBob, call Mammy Mommy, redo the art, and you’d see a warm, funny book. One day she gave him a big piece of cake; nice, yellow, rich gold-cake.

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This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. When he got home his Mammy looked at the thing on the end of the string, and she said,– “My laws a-massy! Dec 28, Lee rated it really liked it. Age 4 and Up This page was last updated: Imitate dragging something along the ground.


Epaminondas is a young black boy, Shows some signs of wear, and rpaminondas have some markings on the inside.

This site uses cookies. This article does not cite any sources. Published December 1st by Buccaneer Books first published Binding nis solid pages and colors are very good. This first edition Noodle-head is in very good shape.

She would tell this story whenever my brother or I would do something foolish or careless and say that we didn’t have the sense God gave us. This article about a picture book is a stub.

This is the choice that some of us will have to make if we vote in the Quebec provincial election this October. Small tears on edge of dust jacket. Posted on November 26, by archemdis. It was first published in Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. About archemdis I try to say what is on my mind and not hurt others, but some things need to be said whether they hurt or not and I do just that.