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Cut from the Same Cloth: American Women of Myth, Legend, and Tall Tale

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This collection of American folktales spans the U.S. with 15 stories of larger-than-life women, from Molly Cottontail, who can outwit any critter in the woods, to Hekeke, who slays a giant single-handedly.

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From Molly Cottontail, who can outwit any critter in the woods, to Hekeke, who slays a giant single-handedly, a collection of 15 stormy, vivid, and entertaining tales of legendary women is illustrated with b&w illustrations.

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Have you heard of the Star Maiden, Old Sally Cato, or Sweet Betsey from Pike?

Everyone knows about Paul Bunyan, Johnny Appleseed, and Davy Crockett. But have you heard of these larger-than-life women? From Bess Call, who wrestles any and all challengers, to Molly Cottontail, who can outwit any critter in the woods, to Hekeke, who slays a giant single-handedly, here are fifteen funny, stormy, vivid, and always entertaining tall tales of legendary American women. They're as different as can be, but still cut from the same cloth.

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ISBN:
9780698118119
Other:
Pinkney, Brian
Other:
Pinkney, Brian
Illustrator:
Pinkney, Brian
Author:
San Souci, Robert D.
Author:
Pinkney, Brian
Author:
Robert D. San Souci
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Location:
New York
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Anthologies
Subject:
Folklore
Subject:
Tales
Subject:
Tall tales
Subject:
Women -- United States.
Subject:
Children s Fairy Tales-Anthologies
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Series Volume:
99/052
Publication Date:
20000231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
9 x 7 x 0.42 in 0.51 lb
Age Level:
08-12

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Product details 160 pages Putnam Publishing Group - English 9780698118119 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , From Molly Cottontail, who can outwit any critter in the woods, to Hekeke, who slays a giant single-handedly, a collection of 15 stormy, vivid, and entertaining tales of legendary women is illustrated with b&w illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , Have you heard of the Star Maiden, Old Sally Cato, or Sweet Betsey from Pike?

Everyone knows about Paul Bunyan, Johnny Appleseed, and Davy Crockett. But have you heard of these larger-than-life women? From Bess Call, who wrestles any and all challengers, to Molly Cottontail, who can outwit any critter in the woods, to Hekeke, who slays a giant single-handedly, here are fifteen funny, stormy, vivid, and always entertaining tall tales of legendary American women. They're as different as can be, but still cut from the same cloth.

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