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American folk and fairy tales,

Author: Rachel Field; Margaret Freeman
Publisher: New York, London, C. Scribner's Sons, 1929.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of tales introducing B'rer Rabbit, Rip van Winkle, Paul Bunyan and other American folk characters.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile books
Fairy tales
Folk tales
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Field, Rachel, 1894-1942.
American folk and fairy tales.
New York, London, C. Scribner's Sons, 1929
(OCoLC)607642068
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rachel Field; Margaret Freeman
OCLC Number: 5244026
Description: xvi, 302 pages illustrations 24 cm
Contents: Indian legends: Why chipmunk's back is striped / Frank B. Linderman ; Falling star / George Bird Grinnell ; Stealing the springtime / Frank B. Linderman ; Old-Man and the thunder-birds / Frank B. Linderman ; Origin of the medicine pipe / George Bird Grinnell ; Why the weasel is white / Frank B. Linderman ; Boy and his sister Journal of American folklore --
Rip Van Winkle / Washington Irving --
Negro stories: Miss Cow falls a victim to Mr. Rabbit ; Brother Rabbit and the mosquitoes ; The man and his boots ; Jacky-my-lantern / Joel Chandler Harris --
Louisiana folk tales: Compair Taureau and Jean Malin ; Compair Lapin and Madame Carencro / Alicée Fortier --
The Great Stone Face / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
Tony Beaver: Big Music / Margaret Prescott Montague --
Paul Bunyan stories: The winter of the blue snow ; The old home camp / James Stevens --
Southern mountain stories: The mule-humans / Percy MacKaye ; The hick'ry pick-tooth / Percy MacKaye ; Old Gally Mander Journal of American folklore.
Responsibility: selected by Rachel Field, with drawings by Margaret Freeman.

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A collection of tales introducing B'rer Rabbit, Rip van Winkle, Paul Bunyan and other American folk characters.

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