American Tall Tales

Narrated by: Scott Snively
Length: 2 hrs and 10 mins
4 out of 5 stars (33 ratings)

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This superb collection of larger-than-life folk heroes aptly represents America’s robust early days, perfectly capturing the vitality of the men and women who carved a new country out of the North American wilderness. Author Mary Pope Osborne supplies a fascinating introduction to each tale and then gives her own original twist to the telling of it. Scott Snivley takes the listener on a wild ride from sea to shining sea in this classic collection, which includes Davy Crocket, Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind, Johnny Appleseed, Stormalong, Mose, Febold Feboldson, Pecos Bill, John Henry, and Paul Bunyan. Recommended for Grades 4 and up.

©1991 Mary Pope Osborne (P)2012 AudioGO

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The stories and presentation were good, voice acting was a bit over the top for my tastes; I definitely recommend sticking with it though if you agree (you'll know in the first story).