Folk Stories and Tall Tales

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North America has a rich tradition of folk stories and tall tales. Native American myths and legends, Frontier-era folk heroes, and traditional homespun tall tales have delighted adults and children alike for generations. Folk Stories and Tall Tales is a treasury of the very best North American stories, all beautifully illustrated in Zanna Goldhawk’s traditional, folk-inspired style. This anthology introduces children to North America’s heritage of storytelling, with modern retellings of traditional tales. Discover how the Apache explained the invention of fire, meet folklore’s wiliest tricksters, and marvel at the feats of the nation’s greatest folk heroes. This enchanting book will bring the wonder of traditional stories to a whole new generation, and makes a perfect go-to bedtime book.