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Library Lil —Williams, Suzanne, 1949-
Book
1997
40 available of 41 items

A formidable librarian makes readers not only out of the once resistant residents of her small town, but out of a tough-talking, television-watching motorcycle gang as well.

The Christmas blizzard —Ketteman, Helen.
Book
1995
23 available of 26 items

A Christmas tall tale describes what happens when a two-week snowstorm has a profound impact on the holiday season, in a whirlwind story that features flying cows and snowflakes as big as dinner plates and fat as turnips...

Whopper cake —Wilson, Karma.
Book
2007
9 available of 12 items

Grandad bakes Grandma a whopper of a birthday cake. Includes recipe and directions for chocolate cake.

A carnival of animals —Fleischman, Sid, 1920-2010.
Book
2000
3 available of 5 items

Tall tales about the fantastic adventures of some of the animals that live around Barefoot Mountain.

The dirty cowboy —Timberlake, Amy.
Book
2003
5 available of 6 items

Telling his faithful dog to make sure nobody touches his clothes but him, a cowboy jumps into a New Mexico river for a bath, not realizing just how much the scrubbing will change his scent.

The tale of Urso Brunov : little father of all bears —Jacques, Brian.
Book
2003
12 available of 12 items

Urso Brunov or Little Father, a bear the size of a thumb, saves a group of animals from a misguided baggy-trousered crybaby known as the Lord of all Sands.

McBroom's wonderful one-acre farm : three tall tales —Fleischman, Sid, 1920-2010.
Book
1992
0 available of 1 items

Three humorous adventures on McBroom's wonderful one-acre prairie farm.

That's good! that's bad! in the Grand Canyon —Cuyler, Margery.
Book
2001
4 available of 5 items

When a little boy vacations at the Grand Canyon with his grandmother, both good and bad things happen.

What Baby wants —Root, Phyllis.
Book
1998
14 available of 15 items

Various family members try to stop Baby from crying, but only his brother figures out what he wants.

Avalanche Annie : a not-so-tall tale —Wheeler, Lisa, 1963-
Book
2003
3 available of 3 items

When the Yoohoos of northern Michisota are caught in an avalanche on Mt. Himalachia, little Annie Halfpint saves the day and earns a new nickname.

Very short tall tales to read together —Hoberman, Mary Ann, author.
Book
2019
0 available of 1 items

This book uses traditional reading teaching techniques (alliteration, rhyme, and repetition) to invite young children to read along with peers or an adult. With clear, color-coded typography, and sly, lively illustration...

Dancing with Daisy —Coates, Jan L., 1960- author.
Book
2019
5 available of 6 items

"When he finds a photograph of his grandfather as a young man, Liam is full of questions. But that's just fine, because Grampy has a story to spin with every answer. On a fall day in 1962, he tells Liam, he had a run-in ...

O'Sullivan stew : a tale cooked up in Ireland —Talbott, Hudson.
Book
1999
1 available of 5 items

When the witch of Crookhaven, a village on the zigzagging coast of Ireland, has her horse stolen by the King and strikes back with famine and disaster, Kate decides to save the day by getting the horse back for her.

Davy Crockett saves the world —Schanzer, Rosalyn.
Book
2001
3 available of 3 items

Davy Crockett stops the evil Halley's Comet from destroying the world and wins the heart of Sally Sugartree in the process.

Scatterbrain Sam —Jackson, Ellen, 1943-
Book
2001
8 available of 9 items

Scatterbrain Sam finds true love while gathering ingredients for the mysterious glue stew that is supposed to make him smarter.

Granite baby —Bertrand, Lynne.
Book
2005
4 available of 4 items

Five talented New Hampshire sisters try to care for a baby that one of them has carved out of granite.

Clever Beatrice —Willey, Margaret.
Book
2001
6 available of 6 items

A small, but clever young girl outwits a rich giant and wins all his gold.

Ordinary Audrey / by Peter Harris ; illustrated by David Runert. —Harris, Peter, 1933-
Book
2001
4 available of 4 items

Outlaws are headed for town and Deadwood Deb is on vacation, but her twin sister, five-year-old Ordinary Audrey, just might be able to outsmart them.

Peg and the whale —Oppel, Kenneth, 1967-
Book
2000
17 available of 18 items

Peg, a big strapping seven-year-old lass who has caught everything else in the sea, joins the crew of the whaling ship Viper and sets out to catch herself a whale.

Tall tales family literacy kit.
Kit
2011
1 available of 1 items

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