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American Tall Tales

Pub Date : 2013-08-28 | Author : Mary Pope Osborne | Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers

ISBN 10 : 9780307982599
ISBN 13 : 0307982599

The perfect addition to every family’s home library and just right for sharing aloud, American Tall Tales introduces readers to America’s first folk heroes in nine wildly exagg..


Tall Tales

Pub Date : 2000-10-01 | Author : Terry Pluto | Publisher : U of Nebraska Press

ISBN 10 : 0803287666
ISBN 13 : 9780803287662

An account of the NBA from 1956 to 1966, after the introduction of the 24-second shot clock, highlights those who dominated the sport during its "glory days," including Red Auerbac..


Tall Tales

Pub Date : 2008-12-24 | Author : Karen Day | Publisher : Wendy Lamb Books

ISBN 10 : 0307498204
ISBN 13 : 9780307498205

Meg's family has moved a lot because of her father's drinking. Meg arrives in her town longing to find a real friend, someone she can talk to and write stories with. When she and G..


Tall Tales

Pub Date : 2015-01-06 | Author : Al Jaffee | Publisher : Abrams

ISBN 10 : 9781613122631
ISBN 13 : 1613122632

Tall Tales was an innovative newspaper strip syndicated internationally by the New York Herald Tribune from 1957†“1963. Whereas newspaper strips are square, single-panel or mul..


Tall Tales

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Jeff Smith | Publisher : Scholastic Inc.

ISBN 10 : 9780545140959
ISBN 13 : 0545140951

Smiley entertains the Bone Scouts by telling them stories about the suspect adventures of the mighty explorer Big Johnson Bone before his discovery of the Rolling Bone River and es..


American Tall Tales

Pub Date : 1976-10-01 | Author : Adrien Stoutenberg | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : 0812463331
ISBN 13 : 9780812463330

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


The Tall Tale In American Folklore And Literature

Pub Date : 1989 | Author : Carolyn S. Brown | Publisher : Univ. of Tennessee Press

ISBN 10 : 0870496271
ISBN 13 : 9780870496271

To Carolyn Brown s mind, the tall tale is not necessarily an account of the adventures of a larger-than-life hero, nor is it just a humorous first-person narrative exaggerated to o..