Here are the most robust characters in American legend. Told by a poet with a poet’s ear for the impact of words, these American mavericks walk and talk. Eight exciting classic American Tall Tales! This collection includes the famed stories of Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Stormalong, Mike Fink, Davy Crockett, Johnny . Get this from a library! American tall tales. [Adrien Stoutenburg; Richard M Powers] — Tall tales about Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Stormalong, Mike Fink, Davy .

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Some I can find nothing to base it on but the majority are real people and the stories while exaggerated at some points are anerican enough. Naomi had a lot of fun with the “tall tales” – frequent chuckles were had. I found reading the American Tall Tales an extravagant waste of my time.

Sep 03, Frank Theising rated it it was ok Shelves: What Adrie did like about this book sttoutenburg that it made me question how these stories came about and my son also wondered if these people were real or not. Overall a mixed bag. We followed up many of the stories by looking at cartoons of tall tales, mostly ‘s Disney, on YouTube. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I read this to my children for our home-education book.


American Tall Tales

He likes tall tales but didn’t actually get into this book to much. Apr 04, Gina Johnson rated it really liked it. The boys loved this book. I guess you hear tall tale and probably think its not true. Most of the tales the students have read in their text, but some they haven’t. The book was pretty good, but I think it was slow at some parts and could have been written in a manner to better catch a child’s interest which is actually what this book is geared for.

Account Options Sign in. To ask other readers talll about American Tall Talesplease stuotenburg up. Overall it was a well done talfs and fun introduction to tall tales. Some of the stories were really good and others were very dry and some were just confusing in the way they were laid out.

Feb 13, Huda rated it did not like it Shelves: Feb 06, Kim rated it liked it. My wife ordered this as a read-aloud after seeing it on Ambleside Online, a Charlotte Mason-based homeschool curriculum. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. This is a collection of American folk tales. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

May 11, Wayne Walker rated it really liked it. A few of them bogged down but this is a great introduction to American stories. To see what your friends thought of this book, please amrrican up. This is a book that I am glad to have on my shelf! Oct 25, Abby rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: This book was okay.


Sep 29, Sharon rated it really liked it. Blake really enjoyed the silliness of some of these tall tales.

Eight exciting classic American Tall Tales! Some went on a little longer than I would like but overall I really liked the book for both education as well as a good read! I have heard or read most of them at one point or another in my life, though a couple of them were new to me. Some of the stories are fairly familiar, while others are not so well known.

The last story, about Joe Magarac, was the least interesting, in my opinion. For example, Paul Bunyan, Johnny Appleseed and many more. Read a tall tale about a man I had not heard of before. May 06, Krista rated it really liked it Shelves: I will just write that we “savored” this book. From inside the book. Jul 06, Nicole rated it liked it Shelves: American Tall Tales adrien stoutenburg is an early reader looking at tall tales. Mar 06, Cindy Rollins rated it liked it Shelves: My favorite was definitely Pecos Bill.

Preread for 3rd grade.