American Tall Tales

Paperback | October 28, 1976

byAdrien Stoutenberg

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Eight exciting classic American Tall Tales! This collection includes the famed stories of Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Stormalong, Mike Fink, Davy Crockett, Johnny Appleseed, John Henry, and Joe Magarac, with evocative illustrations by Richard M. Powers.

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Features eight American folk heroes: Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Stormalong, Mike Fink, Davy Crockett, Johnny Appleseed, John Henry, and Joe Magarac

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Eight exciting classic American Tall Tales! This collection includes the famed stories of Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Stormalong, Mike Fink, Davy Crockett, Johnny Appleseed, John Henry, and Joe Magarac, with evocative illustrations by Richard M. Powers.

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Here are the most robust characters in American legend. Told by a poet with a poet's ear for the impact of words, these American mavericks walk and talk accross the pages in a free, wide way, as they walked and talked accross the free, wide America of pioneer days.

Adrien Stoutenberg was a poet and writer of children's fiction. Having written over forty books, she is best known for her poetry collection Heroes, Advise Us, which was the 1964 Lamont Poetry Selection.Richard M. Powers was a prolific illustrator, best known for his work illustrating science fiction book covers such as Pebble in the S...
Format:PaperbackPublished:October 28, 1976Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

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ISBN - 10:0140309284

ISBN - 13:9780140309287

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Features eight American folk heroes: Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Stormalong, Mike Fink, Davy Crockett, Johnny Appleseed, John Henry, and Joe Magarac

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"Told by a poet with a poet's ear for the impact of words, these American mavericks walk and talk across the pages in a free, wide way, as they walked and talked across the free, wide America of pioneer days."--Publishers Weekly