American Tall Tales

Upstarts like Davy Crockett, giants like Paul Bunyan, and gentle souls like Johnny Appleseed are among the nine "tall" heroes featured in this exuberant, wildly exaggerated, and witty collection of traditional American folk tales. Full-color illustrations.

Illus. in full color. Upstarts like Davy Crockett, giants like Paul Bunyan, and gentle souls like Johnny Appleseed are among the nine tall heroes featured in this exuberant collection of traditional American folk tales.

Review:

McCurdy's intricate wood engravings set these larger-than-life folk on majestic landscapes brimming with energy, rich with wildlife and local color. The author's thoughtful introduction and notes round out this superlative offering. --(starred) School Library Journal.
Author:
Mary Pope Osborne
Format:
Hardcover

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Upstarts like Davy Crockett, giants like Paul Bunyan, and gentle souls like Johnny Appleseed are among the nine "tall" heroes featured in this exuberant, wildly exaggerated, and witty collection of traditional American folk tales. Full-color illustrations.

Illus. in full color. Upstarts like Davy Crockett, giants like Paul Bunyan, and gentle souls like Johnny Appleseed are among the nine tall heroes featured in this exuberant collection of traditional American folk tales.

Review:

McCurdy's intricate wood engravings set these larger-than-life folk on majestic landscapes brimming with energy, rich with wildlife and local color. The author's thoughtful introduction and notes round out this superlative offering. --(starred) School Library Journal.

Product details

Author:
Mary Pope Osborne
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Illustrator:
Michael McCurdy
ISBN:
9780679800897
Audience:
Children
Age Group:
08 - 12
Pages:
115
Width (mm):
209
Length (mm):
283
Weight (g):
616

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