Epaminondas And His Auntie By Sara Cone Bryant - 1938 - Black Americana


Epaminondas And His Auntie By Sara Cone Bryant - 1938 - Black Americana

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EPAMINONDAS AND HIS AUNTIE
by Sara Cone Bryant
Illustrated by Inez Hogan
African American Black Collectible
Houghton Mifflin Co., 1938.
The Riverside Press, Cambridge, Mass.
Three color illustrations and silhouettes


EPAMINONDAS AND HIS AUNTIE
by Sara Cone Bryant
Illustrated by Inez Hogan
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Co., Copyright1938.
Copyright 1907 by Sara Cone Bryant. Copyright 1935 by Sara Bryant Borst. The Riverside Press, Cambridge, Mass.
Hardcover. 6 9/16" x 7 7/8". 16 pages.
Three color illustrations and silhouettes.

ABOUT EPAMINONDAS
Epaminondas and his Auntie is one of a series of books for young children written by Sara Cone Bryant and illustrated by Inez Hogan. It was first published by Buccaneer Books in 1907.
eponymous character is a young black boy, and the stories are based on a folk tales from the Southern states of the U.S. Like Helen Bannerman's The Story of Little Black Sambo, which was originally written about a boy from Southern India but was later illustrated in many printings with stereotypes of African-Americans, the Epaminondas books have been criticised as having racist overtones and stereotypes.
stories' texts focus on and derive their humor from the problem of miscommunication between adults and children.
versions of the tale were published by Constance Egan, Eve Merriam, Mary Claire Pinckney and Cathy East Dubowski. Some versions are written in English or French.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Sara Cone Bryant (born 1873) was the author of various children's book in the early 20th century, including, How to Tell Stories To Children, Stories to tell the littlest ones, Epaminondas and His Auntie, I am an American, The Burning Rice Fields, . . .
brother, Albert Bryant, ran The Centaur Company and Sterling Products which later became Sterling Drug and his father-in-law was Charles Henry Fletcher.


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