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Miss Sally Ann and the Panther

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3.64  ·  Rating Details ·  39 Ratings  ·  12 Reviews
Hardcover, 30 pages
Published August 1st 2012 by Holiday House
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Samara Winter
Feb 15, 2015 Samara Winter rated it it was amazing
The story of Miss Sally Ann and the Panther and one of great adventure. In the story Miss Sally Ann is portrayed as this wonder woman who knits with one hand and in the other "she milked a cow churned butter, and then baked buttermilk bread." At night she blew out the moonlight in a single heath and sang the wolves to sleep. One of her great adventures was meeting Fireeyes(The panther). Venturing far into the wild woods she came face-to-face to Fireeyes. He wanted her coat and she wanted him to ...more
Tasha
Sep 28, 2012 Tasha rated it really liked it
Shelves: picture-books
Miss Sally Ann has had many great adventures, but one of the tallest tales about her is the story of when she met Fireeyes. Fireeyes was a panther, huge and black. When the two of them saw each other in the deep forest, they both wanted each other’s fur. Miss Sally Ann thought that Fireeyes’ hide would keep her toes nice and warm. Fireeyes wanted the bear-fur coat that she was wearing to keep his shoulders warm. After gazing eye-to-eye, the two of them began to fight. It was an epic battle, and ...more
Josh Sonii
Sep 01, 2014 Josh Sonii rated it liked it
This book is about a women named Sally Ann that can do a days work in a short period of time. She also did most of them using only one hand. One morning she decided to go for a stroll in the woods. As she walked a panther names Fireeyes jumped in front of her looked into her eyes then knocked down a row of oak trees. She was not intimidated at all, so she grabbed Fireeyes by the tail and threw him into a thorn bush. They each wanted each others coats so they began to fight. They wrestle until ...more
Great Books
Jul 26, 2012 Great Books rated it liked it
Shelves: family
Miss Sally Ann and ole Fireeyes Panther engage in a ferocious battle in this tall tale. Trees are toppled over and a giant gorge dug out by Fireeyes mighty claws in this epic wrestling match. Finally, Miss Sally Ann and Fireeyes meet eye to eye,smile and become best friends. White birch timbers frame illustrations adding to the dramatics of the legend. Reviewer 17
Marcia
Apr 02, 2014 Marcia rated it it was amazing
Miss Sally Ann and the Panther is a fun book about two strong characters coming head to head, or fist to claw, as the case may be. Lots of entertaining language and action in this retold ‘Davy Crockett’ style tale. Vibrant pictures add to the hilarious story about finding friendship in a most unlikely way.
Kelli
This is a new tall tale, written in the spirit of Mike Fink and Paul Bunyan. Miss Sally and the panter square off, each wanting to steal the other's coat. After a brawl so fierce that it curdles the Milky Way, the two come to a new conclusion.
Mary
Nov 13, 2012 Mary rated it it was ok
Less a tall tale than a long-winded fight. I found the illustrations to be flat, and many of the made-up words ("hugeceously" "terrifiacious") unpronouncable. Not my cup of tea.
Edward Sullivan
Aug 04, 2012 Edward Sullivan rated it liked it
Shelves: folklore
A lively, fanciful tall tale featuring Davy Crockett's sweetheart and a panther she tames. Somewhat reminiscent of Anne Isaacs's Swamp Angel.
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Jarm Del Boccio
Aug 10, 2016 Jarm Del Boccio rated it it was amazing
Cleverly written fictional fable of a plucky lady in the wild.
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Melissa
Nov 22, 2012 Melissa rated it it was ok
The two fight to a draw and instantly become friends. That's kind of it.
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Shelves: picture-book, 2012
Fun to have a tall tale featuring a woman. Not as many as readily know.
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Bobbi Miller earned her MFA in Writing for Children from Vermont College, and was awarded honors with distinction for her Master of Arts in Children’s Literature degree from Simmons College in Boston. She is represented by Karen Grencik, Red Fox Literary.


Her first middle grade novel, Big River’s Daughter (Holiday House, 2013) comes recommended by the International Reading Association, and was nomi
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