American Tall Tales (Paperback)

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Description


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.

About the Author


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 Sky.

Praise For…


"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


Product Details
ISBN: 9780140309287
ISBN-10: 0140309284
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication Date: October 28th, 1976
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Puffin Books