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John Henry, steel-drivin' elf : a graphic novel

Author: Benjamin Harper; Alex Lopez
Publisher: North Mankato, Minnesota : Stone Arch Books, [2019] ©2019
Series: Far out folktales.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this graphic adaptation of the American folktale, John Henry is the strongest elf in Gem Forest, able to carve out a perfect mining tunnel with a single swing of his hammer; so when Snotsworthy the gnome invents a machine that digs tunnels without the need for paid workers, John Henry challenges the gnome to a contest on sinister Witchfinger Mountain--home to a tribe of sleeping orcs.
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Genre/Form: Graphic books
Comic books, strips, etc
Fiction
Graphic novels
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Adaptations Comic books, strips, etc
Adaptations Juvenile fiction
Named Person: John Henry, (Legendary character); John Henry, (Legendary character); John Henry, (Legendary character); John Henry, (Legendary character); John Henry, (Legendary character); John Henry, (Legendary character)
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Harper; Alex Lopez
ISBN: 9781496578440 1496578449 9781496580092 1496580095
OCLC Number: 1048933663
Description: 33 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series Title: Far out folktales.
Other Titles: John Henry, steel-driving elf
Responsibility: by Benjamin Harper ; illustrated by Alex Lopez.

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In this graphic adaptation of the American folktale, John Henry is the strongest elf in Gem Forest, able to carve out a perfect mining tunnel with a single swing of his hammer; so when Snotsworthy the gnome invents a machine that digs tunnels without the need for paid workers, John Henry challenges the gnome to a contest on sinister Witchfinger Mountain--home to a tribe of sleeping orcs.

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