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True Tall Tales

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Published by 1st Books Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories,
  • Fiction - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Short Stories (single author),
  • Fiction / Short Stories (single author)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9519357M
    ISBN 101403382484
    ISBN 109781403382481
    OCLC/WorldCa53014987

    Knucklehead: Tall Tales and Almost True Stories of Growing Up Scieszka by Jon Scieszka. The tall volume looks like an oversize comic book, and while the text is divided into traditional chapters, the pages are illustrated with numerous photos, images, and scanned relics. The thirty-eight chapters are short—at most only a few pages in length.


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True Tall Tales by Tanner Lacy. Paperback $ Overview. Warning. The book you are about to read contains scenes from the life of a not-so-smart young man. We do not recommend catching wild raccoons by hand, angering the elderly, angering your wife, taking opossums to parties, sailing in thunderstorms, or getting stuck upside down Pages: Captain Alfred Bulltop Stormalong was an American folk hero and the subject of numerous nautical-themed tall tales originating in long was said to be a sailor and a giant, some 30 feet ( m) tall; he was the master of a huge clipper ship known in various sources as either the Courser or the Tuscarora, a ship purportedly so tall that it had hinged.

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Neat tall tale based on the true story of a nearly eight foot tall man. The accompanying author's note is really interesting. I would love to talk to kids about why the author chose to tell a true story through a tall tale style/5.

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