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by Mary Pope Osborne
Category: Social Sciences
Publisher: Scholastic Inc (1991)
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American Tall Tales book. Mary Pope Osborne’s hilarious retelling of the American heroes and Michael McCurdy’s wood engraved drawings both make these set of collections an instant treat.
American Tall Tales book. American Tall Tales is a great book about tall tale legends that made a difference in the world. One of the best advantages in this book is the colorful characters. Each tall tale character is a portrait of self confidence and perseverance and each try to achieve their goals and therefore, become great figures in history.
Osborne has chosen familiar fictitious characters-Pecos Bill, Paul Bunyan, Febold Feboldson-and actual people, such as Johnny Appleseed and Davy Crockett, and relates episodes that stress the individuals' human weaknesses as well as strengths. She has melded several legendary characters into a single heroine, Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind, who more than holds her own in such grand company.
By Michael McCurdy, Mary Pope Osborne. After reading author Mary Pope Osbourne's book, students create a class book of folk heroes and write a bragging speech. Osborne introduces each story with background information that provides factual contrast to the larger-than-life tales. Also included is a story-by-story bibliography listing primary sources, including books, and articles that Osborne found helpful. Use this lively collection to inspire readers to write their own tall tales about the people who helped shape America. Expand Product Details.
Mary Pope Osborne is the award-winning author of over sixty books for children. Her works include One World, Many Religions; New York’s Bravest; Tales from the Odyssey; Adaline Falling Star; and the Magic Tree House series, a New York Times number one bestselling children’s book series that has sold over 100 million copies worldwide. Ms. Osborne lives in northwestern Connecticut with her husband, Will. Michael McCurdy is a distinguished illustrator whose wood engravings and drawings have enhanced many books for both adults and children
American tall tales, by Mary Pope Osborne ; illustrated by Michael McCurdy. p. cm. Includes biographical references. Summary: A collection of tall tales about such American folk heroes as Paul Bunyan, Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind, Pecos Bill, and John Henry.
American tall tales, by Mary Pope Osborne ; illustrated by Michael McCurdy. ISBN 978-0-679-80089-7 (trade)-ISBN 978-0-679-90089-4 (lib. bd. 1. Tales-United States. 2. Tall Tales-United States. I. McCurdy, Michael, ill.
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This collection was written and curated by Mary Pope Osborne in 1991 and printed by Scholastic in 1992. Almost no sign of age. Clean and crisp. This collection was written and curated by Mary Pope Osborne in 1991 and printed by Scholastic in 1992. See photos for condition. Perfect for a classroom or gift!
by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Michael McCurdy. author of DANGER IN THE DARKEST HOUR.
by Mary Pope Osborne & illustrated by Michael McCurdy.
by Mary Pope Osborne. Books related to American Tall Tales. Michael McCurdy’s robust colored wood engravings recall an earlier time, perfectly capturing all the vitality of the men and women who carved a new country out of the North American wilderness.
Michael McCurdy’s robust colored wood engravings recall an earlier time, perfectly capturing all the vitality of the men and women who carved a new country out of the North American wilderness.