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Tiny tall tales.

Author: Ennis Rees
Publisher: London, New York, Abelard-Schuman [1967]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Most of the rhymes in this book derive from tall tales. ... Known to folklorists as 'Jonathanisms, ' these brief sayings. . . enabled the early American to celebrate himself and his country at the same time as he satirized both, and to kid the stranger even as he richly entertained him." The author.
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Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ennis Rees
OCLC Number: 1378164
Description: 93 pages illustrations (some color) 22 cm
Responsibility: Illustrated by Quentin Blake.

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"Most of the rhymes in this book derive from tall tales. ... Known to folklorists as 'Jonathanisms, ' these brief sayings. . . enabled the early American to celebrate himself and his country at the same time as he satirized both, and to kid the stranger even as he richly entertained him." The author.

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