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American folk : classic tales retold

Author: Charles Sullivan
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1998.
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From Paul Bunyan and Pecos Bill to Pocahontas, each of the 60 stories in this collection is filled with adventure, unforgettable characters, and vivid landscapes. 150 full-color illustrations.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sullivan, Charles, 1933-
American folk.
New York : Harry N. Abrams, 1998
(DLC) 98006191
(OCoLC)38557257
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Sullivan
OCLC Number: 891927431
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (191 pages) : color illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Kilroy was here --
Uncle Sam --
River god's wife --
Pocahontas --
George washington and the cherry tree --
Honest Aabe --
Theodore Roosevelt and the teddy bear --
Other tales of characters larger than life --
Outlaws, crooks, and cheaters: Black bart, PO 8 --
Jesse James and the window --
Petticoat pirates --
Tarkansas traveler --
Steve Brodie jumps off the Brooklyn Bridge --
Judge Roy Bean and his pet bear --
Other tales of outlaws, crooks, and cheaters --
Heroines and heroes: Eliza crossing the ice --
Barbara Frietchie waves the flag --
Molly Pitcher in the revolution --
Finding a way to the northwest --
Unsinkable Mmrs. Brown --
Texas ranger --
Elfrego Baca, the fearless deputy --
Van Wempel's goose --
Cloud-carrier and the star folk --
Christopher Columbus in the sea of gloom --
Jean Lafitte, the hero of New Orleans --
Casey Jones and the train wreck --
Other tales of heroines and heroes --
Other colorful characters: Rosie the riveter --
Billy Earthquake, the bronco-buster --
Cinderella of Santa Fe --
Rip VVan Winkle --
Fountain of youth --
Vikings in America --
Johnny Appleseed --
Headless horseman --
Windwagon Thomas --
Sweet Betsey from Pike --
Sheepherder from Yale --
Calamity Jane --
ther tales of colorful characters --
Incredible animals: Br'er rabbit and br'er fox --
Compair bouki and the monkeys --
Two-toe Tom, the giant alligator --
Goat sees red --
Gollywhopper's eggs --
Giant catfish --
Jumping frog of Angel's camp --
Fur-bearing trout --
Groundhog sees his shadow --
Crook-jaw the whale --
Rawhide railroad --
Daniel Boone met his wife while chasing deer --
Other tales of incredible animals.
Responsibility: by Charles Sullivan ; illustrated by Warren Infield.

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From Paul Bunyan and Pecos Bill to Pocahontas, each of the 60 stories in this collection is filled with adventure, unforgettable characters, and vivid landscapes. 150 full-color illustrations.

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