American Tall Tales

American Tall Tales

Book - 1991
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A collection of tall tales about such American folk heroes as Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind, Pecos Bill, John Henry, and Paul Bunyan.
Publisher: New York : Knopf, c1991
ISBN: 9780679800897
Branch Call Number: N. AMER OSBORNE
Characteristics: 115 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm


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cmlibrary_rkimray Jul 07, 2018

Need a read-aloud for older kids? This collection has wonderful tales just begging to be read aloud, including Paul Bunyan, Davy Crockett, Pecos Bill, and more. Be sure to read the author's introduction, as she took great care to make these stories relevant for modern readers. My favorite here is the telling of Johnny Appleseed, which reads like a campfire tale and just might give you goosebumps!

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