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. Eight exciting classic American Tall Tales! This collection includes the famed stories of Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Stormalong, Mike Fink, Davy Crockett, Johnny . Get this from a library! American tall tales. [Adrien Stoutenburg; Richard M Powers] — Tall tales about Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Stormalong, Mike Fink, Davy .
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I didnt learn many things from this book, because it was exaggerated too much, so it was just for entertainment. The more popular tales Paul Bunyan, Johnny Appleseed, etc were okay, but the rest ranged from mediocre to awful. Preread for 3rd grade. The story of Johnny Appleseed I think was my favorite story in the book. The boys loved this book. There were some stories in it that I really liked and then others that I didn’t like at all. The last story, about Joe Magarac, was the least interesting, in my o My new student and I listened to this book on audio.
I think that is very exciting, to know our history is full of colorful people like this. These are so stoutenburb, we read them in class!
American Tall Tales
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Account Options Sign in. Some of the stories were really good and others were very dry and some were just confusing in the way they were laid out. American Tall Tales by Adrien Stoutenburg. Sep 21, Valerie rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.
Rylan rated it did not like it Jun 10, American Tall Tales adrien stoutenburg is an early reader looking at tall tales.
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Sep 03, Frank Theising rated it it was ok Shelves: A ardien of them bogged down but this is a great introduction to American stories. Lists with This Book.
This collection included some characters I have never heard of, as well as some new adventures for familiar characters. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Oct 28, Elizabeth rated it liked it. Published October 28th by Puffin Books first published April 20th This book was okay.
The book was pretty good, but I think it was slow at som This was another book that my son read for his book reports in 5th grade. Dec 02, Yuwei rated it it was ok Shelves: I guess you hear tall tale and probably think its not true. Lynn Dill rated it really liked it Mar adren, Mar 06, Cindy Rollins rated it liked it Shelves: Oct 25, Abby rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Contents Skybright AxePaul Bunyan.
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