"A fine, accessible edition in lengthy picture- book format, to share aloud or use as a young reader. (Folklore. 5-10)"
Basing her retelling of this traditional European story about an impenitent trickster on Caxton's 1481 translation, Hastings retains its medieval flavor in her details (Reynard, claiming to have reformed, ``has given away all his wealth, and spends hours a day on his knees in penance for his sins'').
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