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The Resource The bear went over the mountain : tall tales of American animals

The bear went over the mountain : tall tales of American animals

Label
The bear went over the mountain : tall tales of American animals
Title
The bear went over the mountain
Title remainder
tall tales of American animals
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Anthology of American folk humor collected by a former president of the American Library Association
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1903-1991
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Downs, Robert B.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS648
LC item number
.A5 1964
Literary form
fiction
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  • Animals
  • Animals
Label
The bear went over the mountain : tall tales of American animals
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Publication
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volume
Carrier category code
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text
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rdacontent
Contents
How it all began -- Yankee yarns -- Major Brown's coon story / Richard M. Dorson ; Very friendly horse / James M. Bailey ; Sea serpent of Spoonville Beach / Harold Helfer ; Boston terrier. Hour of letdown / E.B. White ; Perfect bait / Scott Corbett -- Southern sagas -- Grinning the bark off a tree / Davy Crockett ; Uncle Heber's flytrap. Bear hunt in reverse / W.C. Hendricks ; Young Melvin / James R. Aswell ; Red rats of Plum Fork / Jesse Stuart ; Angry sailor / Norris Yates ; Memoirs of the stable / H.L. Mencken ; Little wine of the country / Priscilla D. Willis ; Surest thing in show business / Jesse Hill Ford -- Brer Rabbit and his friends -- Why Brer Rabbit doesn't have to work any more / John B. Sale ; Animals' spring. How Mr. Rabbit fooled Mr. Possum / William H. Vann ; How the burro tricked the buzzard / Genoveva Barrera ; Senor Coyote and Senor Fox / Dan Storm ; Doodang / Joel Chandler Harris -- Ozark Ozone -- Indestructible razorback / Charles F. Arrowood ; Randolph carnival / Vance Randolph ; Toadfrog ; Grandpap hunted birds ; Talking turtle ; Tobey the kingsnake ; Mare with the false tail ; Wolves are my brothers ; What cows do on Christmas ; Big rabbit ; Fabulous monsters -- Texas tall talk -- Tall tales for the tenderfeet / A.W. Penn ; Pecos Bill and the mountain lion / Mody C. Boatright ; Blue quail dog / Charles F. Arrowood ; Musical snake / Roy Scudday ; Buffalo named Woodrow. Billingsley's bird dog / Dillon Anderson -- Wondrous West -- Jim Baker's bluejay yarn. Ants / Mark Twain ; Dog that was pensioned by the legislature / Anon. ; Family pet / Vardis Fisher ; Old Mitts / Lloyd Lewis ; Just a simple country boy / Priscilla D. Willis ; Wonder horse / George Byram ; Cow country critters / Stan Hoig ; Harold Peavey's fast cow / George Cronyn -- From East to West -- Mule. Poodle / Josh Billings ; Intelligent steer / Edward H. Mott ; Prehistoric animals of the middle west. Pet department. Dog that bit people / James Thurber ; Horse that played third base for Brooklyn / Wilbur Schramm ; How to cure bird-watchers / John Fischer ; Dogs / Ring Lardner ; How Lillian Mosquito projects her voice / Robert Benchley ; Rufus / H. Allen Smith ; Horse in the apartment / Frances Eisenberg ; Story of the young man and the mouse / William Saroyan ; Pigs is pigs / Ellis Parker Butler ; Duck that flew backwards / Don Tracy
Control code
1474922
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 358 pages
Lccn
63016101
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1278680
Label
The bear went over the mountain : tall tales of American animals
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
How it all began -- Yankee yarns -- Major Brown's coon story / Richard M. Dorson ; Very friendly horse / James M. Bailey ; Sea serpent of Spoonville Beach / Harold Helfer ; Boston terrier. Hour of letdown / E.B. White ; Perfect bait / Scott Corbett -- Southern sagas -- Grinning the bark off a tree / Davy Crockett ; Uncle Heber's flytrap. Bear hunt in reverse / W.C. Hendricks ; Young Melvin / James R. Aswell ; Red rats of Plum Fork / Jesse Stuart ; Angry sailor / Norris Yates ; Memoirs of the stable / H.L. Mencken ; Little wine of the country / Priscilla D. Willis ; Surest thing in show business / Jesse Hill Ford -- Brer Rabbit and his friends -- Why Brer Rabbit doesn't have to work any more / John B. Sale ; Animals' spring. How Mr. Rabbit fooled Mr. Possum / William H. Vann ; How the burro tricked the buzzard / Genoveva Barrera ; Senor Coyote and Senor Fox / Dan Storm ; Doodang / Joel Chandler Harris -- Ozark Ozone -- Indestructible razorback / Charles F. Arrowood ; Randolph carnival / Vance Randolph ; Toadfrog ; Grandpap hunted birds ; Talking turtle ; Tobey the kingsnake ; Mare with the false tail ; Wolves are my brothers ; What cows do on Christmas ; Big rabbit ; Fabulous monsters -- Texas tall talk -- Tall tales for the tenderfeet / A.W. Penn ; Pecos Bill and the mountain lion / Mody C. Boatright ; Blue quail dog / Charles F. Arrowood ; Musical snake / Roy Scudday ; Buffalo named Woodrow. Billingsley's bird dog / Dillon Anderson -- Wondrous West -- Jim Baker's bluejay yarn. Ants / Mark Twain ; Dog that was pensioned by the legislature / Anon. ; Family pet / Vardis Fisher ; Old Mitts / Lloyd Lewis ; Just a simple country boy / Priscilla D. Willis ; Wonder horse / George Byram ; Cow country critters / Stan Hoig ; Harold Peavey's fast cow / George Cronyn -- From East to West -- Mule. Poodle / Josh Billings ; Intelligent steer / Edward H. Mott ; Prehistoric animals of the middle west. Pet department. Dog that bit people / James Thurber ; Horse that played third base for Brooklyn / Wilbur Schramm ; How to cure bird-watchers / John Fischer ; Dogs / Ring Lardner ; How Lillian Mosquito projects her voice / Robert Benchley ; Rufus / H. Allen Smith ; Horse in the apartment / Frances Eisenberg ; Story of the young man and the mouse / William Saroyan ; Pigs is pigs / Ellis Parker Butler ; Duck that flew backwards / Don Tracy
Control code
1474922
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvii, 358 pages
Lccn
63016101
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)1278680

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