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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American Tall Tales adrien stoutenburg is an early reader looking at tall tales. The story of Johnny Appleseed I think was my favorite story in the book. I didnt learn many things from this book, because it was exaggerated too much, so it was just for entertainment. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Naomi had a lot of fun with the “tall tales” – frequent chuckles were stotenburg. These are so awsome, we read them in class! Good book to brush up on those tales! I don’t often do audio with students but I am happy we did with this book, the voice helped to make the book more compelling.
May 14, Barbara rated it liked it. Mar 27, Emily rated it liked it. Sep 29, Sharon rated it really liked it. This collection included some characters I have never heard of, as well as some new adventures for familiar characters. To see what your friends americaan of this book, please sign up.
Overall it was a well done compilation and fun introduction to tall tales. Some I can find nothing to base it on but the majority are real takl and the stories while exaggerated at some points are real enough.
The narration was excellent and most of the stories were fun too. May 11, Stoufenburg Libert rated it really liked it Shelves: Really enjoyed reading some tales out of this book. I have heard or read most of them at one point or another in my life, though a couple of them were new to me.
This book has many stories of many different tall tales. A couple of common euphemisms blast it, tarnation occur, and there are some references to tobacco use and to dancing. Dec 31, Theresa rated it liked it. Apr 04, Gina Johnson rated it really liked it. It was ok, I guess, its hard ta,l understand.
The last story, about Joe Magarac, was the least interesting, in my opinion. Feb 06, Kim rated it liked it. May 11, Wayne Walker rated it really liked it. Stkutenburg Tall Tales by Adrien Stoutenburg.
Some of the stories where great caught my children’s attention.
What I did like about this book was that it made me question how these stories came about and my son also wondered if these people were real or not. Refresh and try tsoutenburg. Read a tall tale about a man I had not heard of before. I read this to my children for our home-education book.
Dec 02, Yuwei rated it it was ok Shelves: It didn’t hold his attention.
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This book was okay. He had to cover many genre’s this past year, this book was read for his folk tales report, it also covered the myths and legends category. Oct 25, Abby rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This collection included some characters I have never heard of, as well as some new adventures for familiar characters.
Read to Zeke over the school year, he loved it. My favorite was definitely Pecos Bill.
This was another book that my son read for his book reports in 5th grade. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Books by Adrien Stoutenburg. May 06, Krista rated it really liked it Shelves: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
American Tall Tales
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. Overall it was a well done compilation and fun introduction to tall tales.
I guess you hear tall tale and probably think its not true. Aug 06, Lekeshua rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sep 03, Frank Theising rated it it was ok Shelves: The more popular tales Paul Bunyan, Johnny Appleseed, etc were okay, but the rest ranged from mediocre to awful.
Some of the stories are fairly familiar, while others are not so well known. This book had eight different tall tales in it. We followed up many of the stories by looking at cartoons of tall tales, mostly ‘s Disney, on YouTube.