Big Men, Big Country: A Collection of American Tall Tales
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Big Men, Big Country: A Collection of American Tall Tales

3.3 of 5 stars 3.30  ·  rating details  ·  10 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Nine stories are featured, followed by information detailing the origins of each tale.
Paperback, 80 pages
Published May 1st 2000 by HMH Books for Young Readers (first published April 1st 1993)
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June Pecchia
Mar 27, 2012 June Pecchia rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: someone who wants to 'ham it up' with reading and create laughter
San Diegans... author is from Escondido. Southern Californians... illustrator went to Cypress College.
I like local connections like this.

Far beyond that, though, is the HILARIOUS wording of these tall tales. Go ahead, go overboard with your southern accent... no one is listening except someone you love... make them laugh!

Interesting notes on the historical source, fictional or real, of each tall tale figure.
The boys enjoyed the tall tales. I had never read/heard a good portion of them. Some were good, some were just okay.
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