Who told the best tall tales of all time? This exuberant book, based on a nineteenth-century American folk song, provides more than a clue. After all, there aren't many yarn spinners who could lay claim to building the Pharaoh's pyramids, marrying Queen Elizabeth in Milwaukee, driving cattle from Texas to Seattle with the great Pecos Bill, or playing hopscotch on the moon.
avg rating 3.91 — 940 ratings — published 1986. Want to Read. Rate this book. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Mike Fink: A Tall Tale (Paperback) by. Steven Kellogg (Retold & illustrated by) (shelved 12 times as tall-tales) avg rating 3.80 — 309 ratings — published 1992.
- American Tall Tales. By: Mary Pope Osborne. Illustrated by: Michael McCurdy. Genre: Fiction, Fairytales, Folk Tales, and Tall Tales. Age Level: 6-9. Reading Level: Beginning Reader.
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Jan 15, 1987 · A classic of humor and folklore, Tall Tale America is a vernacular history of America which has as its chief figures not presidents, military leaders, and tycoons, but folk heroes and popular characters such as Davy Crockett, Old Stormalong, Pecos Bill, Paul Bunyan, and John Henry.
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avg rating 4.05 — 3,943 ratings — published 1984. Want to Read. Rate this book. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Johnny Appleseed: A Tall Tale (Hardcover) by. Steven Kellogg. (shelved 16 times as tall-tale) avg rating 3.98 — 2,415 ratings — published 1988.