A funny retelling of the tallest of tall tales, the rollicking adventures of Paul Bunyan and his great blue ox, paired with the extravagant and lively illustrations of Steven Kellogg. Perfect for read-alouds full of laughter!
Do you know who was the largest baby ever born in the state of Maine? What about who dug the Great Lakes? Or who gouged out the Grand Canyon? Why, it was Paul Bunyan, of course, America's finest, fastest, funniest lumberman and favorite folktale hero!
In this engaging tale, beloved children's author Steven Kellogg combines exuberant illustrations with a hysterical text to create a truly legendary tale. This is a fun tall tale to share at home or in the classroom.
..".The exaggeration of his legendary abilities will make this a popular choice for independent readers with huge imaginations. A fun read-aloud, it's sure to make a good choice for story time enjoyment...""-- School Library Journal"
"Paul Bunyan, whose very name gives the word exaggeration supreme meaning, and Steven Kellogg, whose illustrations are known for their outrageous and extravagant detail, make a splendid pair indeed...""-- Booklist
"Kellogg dedicates his own substantial talent to enhancing Paul's already sizable reputation. He amply succeeds.""-- Parent's Choice