Lies and other tall tales

by Christopher Myers

Publisher: HarperCollins in New York

Written in English
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  • Tall tales -- Gulf States

About the Edition

A compilation of tall tales collected by folklorist Zora Neale Hurston during her travels in the Gulf states during the 1930s.

Edition Notes

Ages 6 up.

Statementcollected by Zora Neale Hurston ; adapted and illustrated by Christopher Myers.
ContributionsHurston, Zora Neale.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23274480M
ISBN 100060006552, 0060006560
LC Control Number2004022252

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Whoppers: Tall Tales and Other Lies Schwartz began his career as a journalist, but, after the publication of his bestselling book A Twister of Twists, a Tangler of Tongues, he devoted himself to becoming a collector and arranger of folk wisdom, rhyme, and silliness.

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These tales are so tall they touch the sky. From Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor artist Christopher Myers and Zora Neale traveling in the Gulf States in the s, Zora Neale Hurston, author of the classic Their Eyes Were Watching God, collected and recorded some real whoppers told by folks from all walks of life.

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Adapted and illustrated by Christopher Myers. Unpaged. HarperCollins Publishers. $ (Ages 6 and up). Lies and Other Tall Tales by Zora Neale Hurston and Christopher Myers From the first words of its scintillating introduction, Lies and Other Tall Tales read more 9 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books.

Books Express (US) Bookseller Inventory # XH03BG2n Title Lies and Other Tall Tales Author Zora Neale Hurston Book condition New New Quantity available 1 Binding Hardcover ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Harpercollins Place of Publication New York Date published   Title: Lies And Other Tall Tales Format: Paperback Product dimensions: 40 pages, X 8 X in Shipping dimensions: 40 pages, X 8 X in Published: Janu Publisher: HarperCollins Language: English.

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Lies and Other Tall Tales. Adapted and Illustrated by Christopher Myers. Genre Childrens books. Edition Data (hardcover) HarperCollins Publishers Octo What’s the shortest man you ever seen. I seen a man so short, he had to get up on a. Lies And Other Tall Tales. Book Information. Title: Lies And Other Tall Tales.

Author: Hurston, Zora Neale and Joyce Carol Thomas. Isbn: Presents a compilation of tall tales collected by folklorist Zora Neale Hurston during her travels in the Gulf states during the s.

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