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Grandfather tales : American-English folk tales

Author: Richard Chase; Berkeley Williams
Publisher: New York : Houghton Mifflin, [2003] ©1976
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A retelling of twenty-five authentic folk tales from North Carolina, Virginia, and Kentucky.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Chase; Berkeley Williams
ISBN: 0618346902 9780618346905
OCLC Number: 54858117
Notes: "In this book I have taken a free hand in the re-telling. I have put each tale together from different versions"--Page vii.
Description: xii, 222 pages : illustrations, music ; 23 cm
Contents: Old-Christmas eve --
Gallymanders! Gallymanders! --
Wicked John and the devil --
Mutsmag --
Whitebear Whittington --
Outlaw boy --
Sody Sallyraytus --
Old sow and the three shoats --
How bobtail beat the devil --
Old dry Frye --
Catskins --
Ashpet --
Like meat loves salt --
Soap, soap, soap! --
Skoonkin huntin' --
Presentneed, bymeby, and hereafter --
Sam and Sooky --
Two old women's bet --
Two lost babes --
Only a fair day's huntin' --
Tall cornstalk --
Old Roaney --
Old One-Eye --
Green gourd --
Chunk o'meat.
Responsibility: selected and edited by Richard Chase ; illustrated by Berkeley Williams, Jr.
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A retelling of twenty-five authentic folk tales from North Carolina, Virginia, and Kentucky.

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