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Let the moon go by : a book of tall tales

Author: Emma Gelders Sterne; Lorence F Bjorklund
Publisher: New York : Aladdin Books, 1955.
Series: American heritage (Aladdin Books (Firm : New York, N.Y.))
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of sixteen American tall tales featuring such legendary characters as Davy Crockett, Paul Bunyan, and Pecos Bill. Each story is preceded by a brief introduction to the featured character.
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Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Gelders Sterne; Lorence F Bjorklund
OCLC Number: 1863045
Description: 192 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: Tall tales grow --
Manabozho --
Nothing on a small scale --
Captain John Smith --
The man who walked the wayless way --
Stormalong --
Thar she blows! --
Jack, of the Smokies --
Seven at a whack --
Captain Kidd --
A man and his treasure --
Paul Bunyan --
After the year of the blue snow --
Elias Bank --
The Devil can be useful --
Davy Crockett --
The ring-tail roarer --
Mike Fink --
Put a rifle ball through the moon --
Johnny Appleseed --
The big dream --
High John, the Conqueror --
The hope bringer --
Pecos Bill --
Half-coyote and all a man --
Joe Magarac --
The man of steel --
John Henry --
The big try --
Peckerwood Pete --
The world's best cow catcher --
Paul Bunyan again --
A big look around.
Series Title: American heritage (Aladdin Books (Firm : New York, N.Y.))
Responsibility: by Emma Gelders Sterne ; illustrated by L.F. Bjorklund.

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A collection of sixteen American tall tales featuring such legendary characters as Davy Crockett, Paul Bunyan, and Pecos Bill. Each story is preceded by a brief introduction to the featured character.

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