Paul Bunyan by Steven Kellogg

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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

Steven Kellogg was moved by the simplicity, the subtleties, and the poignance of the writing in this story. He welcomed the opportunity to reillustrate it in full color. Mr. Kellogg is an award-winning author and illustrator who has created more than 100 children's books, including The Three Little Pigs, Paul Bunyan, Johnny Appleseed, and Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett. He is the illustrator of Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town and The Baby Beebee Bird. Mr. Kellogg is a recipient of the David McCord Citation and the Regina Medal for his distinguished contribution to children's literature. He lives with his wife, Helen, in upstate New York.

0.2" H x 11.0" L x 8.5" W

48 pages