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Thursday, July 12, 2012
Legends Myths and Fairy Tales
Shelley Duvall’s Tall Tales & Legends 1985-1987
1.The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
3.Casey at Bat
6.Ponce De Leon
Little Brother of the Wilderness: The Story of Johnny Appleseed by Meridel Le Sueur and Suzy Sansom(Oct 1947)
Better Known As Johnny Appleseed by Mabe Hunt (Jun 1980)
Johnny Appleseed: The Man, the Myth, the American Story by Howard B. Means (Apr 12, 2011)
Picture Johnny Appleseed
John Chapman : the man who was Johnny Appleseed / by Carol Greene. (1991)
Johnny Appleseed by Steven Kellogg (Aug 22, 1988)
Johnny Appleseed by Reeve Lindbergh and Kathy Jakobsen (Sep 1, 1993)
Johnny Appleseed: Select Good Seeds and Plant Them in Good Ground (Americans: The Spirit of a Nation) by Richard Worth (Apr 1, 2010)
Johnny Appleseed: The Legend and the Truth by Jane Yolen and Jim Burke (Sep 6, 2011
Featured in Disney’s Melody Time (1948) and in Disney's American legends 2002
The first stories were published in 1917 by Edward O'Reilly for The Century Magazine, and collected and reprinted in the book Saga of Pecos Bill (1923) OUT OF PRINT
Pecos Bill: The Greatest Cowboy of All Time (1937 Bowman, James Cloyd, 1880-1961.
Pecos Bill / by Harold W. Felton ; illustrations by Aldren Auld Watson. c1949.
Picture Pecos Bill
Pecos Bill : a tall tale / retold and illustrated by Steven Kellogg. --c1986
Pecos Bill, colossal cowboy / retold by Sean Tulien ; illustrated by Lisa Weber., c2010
Featured in Disney‘s Melody Time (1948) and in Disney's American legends (2002)
Disney’s Tall Tale (1995)
Casey at the Bat
The annotated Casey at the bat : a collection of ballads about the mighty Casey / with an introduction and notes by Martin Gardner. 
Picture Casey at the Bat
Casey at the bat / by Ernest Lawrence Thayer; illustrated by Gerald Fitzgerald. 1995
Casey at the bat : a ballad of the republic sung in the year 1888 / by Ernest L. Thayer ; illlustrated by C.F. Payne. 2003
Featured in Disney’s Make Mine Music (1946)
The trailblazing life of Daniel Boone : and how early Americans took to the road / painstakingly written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness. Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2007.
Daniel Boone / by Roy Nemerson ; illustrations by Pablo Marcos.2005.
Who Was Daniel Boone? by Sydelle Kramer (Sep 7, 2006)
Picture Daniel Boone
Daniel Boone / written by Ester Averill ; illustrations by Feodor Rojankovsky. c1945.
Daniel Boone / Russell Roberts. 2007.
On Film (and TV)
Daniel Boone, Trail Blazer (1956)
Daniel Boone (1936)
Daniel Boone September 24, 1964 to September 10, 1970 on NBC for 165 episodes
starring Fess Parker
Aylett C. "Strap" Buckner – An Indian-fighter of colonial Texas
The Legend of Strap Buckner: A Texas Tale by Connie Nordhielm Wooldridge and Andrew Glass (Sep 2001)
Paul Bunyan Esther Shephard 1924
Paul Bunyan by James Stevens and Allan Lewis 1925
The wonderful adventures of Paul Bunyan / now retold by Louis Untermeyer, together with illustrations by Everett Gee Jackson 1945
Legends of Paul Bunyan / comp. and ed. by Harold W. Felton; illus. by Richard Bennett (1947)
Picture Paul Bunyan
Paul Bunyan 20th Anniversary Edition (Reading rainbow book) by Steven Kellogg (Jun 17, 1985)
The Bunyans (Scholastic Bookshelf) by Audrey Wood (May 1, 2006
Paul Bunyan and other tall tales (Scholastic junior classics) [Paperback] Jane Mason (Author)
The Tall Tales of Paul Bunyan: The Graphic Novel (Graphic Spin (Quality Paper)) [Paperback]
Martin Powell (2010)
Disney's American legends 2002 Disney's 1995 film Tall Tale
Davy Crockett – A pioneer and U.S. Congressman from Tennessee who later died at the Battle of the Alamo
The story of Davy Crockett; illustrated by Charles B. Falls.
Meadowcroft, Enid La Monte, 1898-1966 1952]
Davy Crockett: His Own Story by Davy Crockett (Nov 1, 1993)
The narrow escapes of Davy Crockett / by Ariane Dewey. 1990
Davy Crockett Saves the World by Rosalyn Schanzer (Aug 7, 2001)
Davy Crockett [sound recording] : the legend of the wild frontier / Richard Bruce Winders.
Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett by Steven Kellogg (Sep 27, 1995)
(co-starring with Buddy Ebsen as Georgie Russel in
Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier, 1955 starring Fess Parker
and Davy Crockett and the River Pirates, 1956 starring Fess Parker
Febold Feboldson – A Nebraska farmer who could fight a drought
Febold Feboldson, the Fix It Farmer (Folk Tales of America) by Carol Beach York and Irene Trivas (Jun 1980)
Mike Fink – The toughest boatman on the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, and a rival of Davy Crockett. Also known as the King of the Mississippi River Keel boatmen
Picture Mike FInk
Mike Fink by Steven Kellogg (May 27, 1998)
Mike Fink (On My Own Folklore) by Stephen Krensky and Jeni Reeves (Oct 1, 2007)
Mike Fink (Folk Tales of America) by Carol Beach York and Ed Parker (Jun 1980)
John Henry – A mighty steel-driving African American§
John Henry Days (2001) A novel by Colson Whitehead
Picture John Henry
John Henry Picture book by Julius Lester 1969
John Henry: An American Legend by Ezra Jack Keats (May 12, 1987)
John Henry (Picture Puffins) by Julius Lester and Jerry Pinkney (Dec 1, 1999)
John Henry by Carol Ottolenghi (Feb 2, 2004)
John Henry / adapted by Stephen Krensky ; illustrations by Mark Oldryod (2007)
John Henry, Hammerin' Hero: The Graphic Novel (Graphic Spin (Quality Paper)) by Stephanie Peters and Nelson Evergreen (Jan 1, 2010)
Disney's American legends 2002 Disney's 1995 film Tall Tale
Calamity Jane – A tough Wild West woman §
Rebel in a dress : cowgirls / by Sylvia Branzei ; illustratrated by Melissa Sweet., c2011.
Calamity Jane / text by Goscinny ; drawings by Morris., 2007.
Calamity Jane (On My Own Folklore) by Stephen Krensky and Lisa Carlson (Oct 1, 2007)
Calamity Jane (Tall Tales series) (Imagination Series: Tall Tales) by Brimner, Larry Dane, Dufour Love and Judy (Jun 1, 2004)
Calamity Jane / tale retold by Larry Dane Brimner ; illustrated by Judy DuFour Love.
Casey Jones – A brave and gritty railroad engineer §
"The man at the throttle": The story of Casey Jones, the brave engineer by B. W Overall (1956)
Picture Casey Jones
Casey Jones; the story of a brave engineer. Verses selected and illustrated by Glen Rounds. 
Casey Jones (Folk Tales of America) by Carol Beach York and Bert Dodson (Jun 1980)
Casey Jones / Allan Drummond., 2000
Casey Jones / tale retold by Larry Dane Brimner ; illustrated by Drew Rose ; adviser, Alexa Sandmann.c2004
Casey Jones / adapted by Stephen Krensky ; illustrations by Mark Schroder.c2007.
Johnny Kaw, a fictional Kansan whose mythological status itself was in one sense a figment, in that it was created recently, in 1955. Adherents of this assessment deem such stories fakelore
Picture Johnny Kaw
Johnny Kaw: The Pioneer Spirit of Kansas by Jerri Garretson and Diane A. Dollar (Sep 21, 2011)
Molly Pitcher – A heroine of the American Revolutionary War §
Molly Pitcher, young patriot / by Augusta Stevenson ; illustrated by Gene Garriott., c1983.
They called her Molly Pitcher / by Anne Rockwell ; illustrated by Cynthia von Buhler.2002.
Molly Pitcher : young American patriot / by Jason Glaser ; illustrated by Tod Smith, Bill Anderson, and Charles Barnett III., c2006
Alfred Bulltop Stormalong – An immense sailor whose ship was so big it scraped the moon
Captain Stormalong (Imagination Series: Tall Tales) by Chi Chung and Larry Dane Brimner (Jan 1, 2004)
Mister Stormalong, by Anne Burnett Malcolmson (1952)
American Tall Tales (Puffin Books) by Adrien Stoutenberg and Richard M. Powers (Oct 28, 1976
Other "Big Men"
Captain Stormalong / tale retold by Larry Dane Brimner ; illustrated by Chi Chung., c2004.
Old Stormalong, the seafaring sailor / by Carol Beach York ; illustrated by Paul Harvey. --, c1980.
Old Stormalong, hero of the seven seas, by Adèle de Leeuw. Illus. by Kelly Oechsli.. [c1967
Mister Stormalong, Malcolmson, Anne Burnett, 1952.
Hiawatha [sound recording] / book by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow & Susan Jeffers., c2004.
Hiawatha and Megissogwon / Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ; illustrated by Jeffrey Thompson ; afterword by Joseph Bruchac. National Geographic Society, c2001.
The dangerous book of heroes / Conn Iggulden and David Iggulden.2009.
American folk : classic tales retold / by Charles Sullivan ; illustrated by Warren Infield.1998
Sweet land of story : thirty-six American tales to tell / [compiled by] Pleasant DeSpain ; illustrated by Don Bell 200
Big men, big country : a collection of American tall tales / written by Paul Robert Walker ; illustrated by James Bernardin., c1993
100 Americans who shaped American history / Samuel Willard Crompton. , 1999.
Was there really a gunfight at the O.K. Corral? : and other questions about the Wild West / Ann Kerns ; illustrations by Colin W. Thompson. c2011.
Bad guys : true stories of legendary gunslingers, sidewinders, fourflushers, drygulchers, bushwhackers, freebooters, and downright bad guys and gals of the Wild West / Andrew Glass., 2000.
Tall tale America : a legendary history of our humorous heroes / by Walter Blair ; illustrated by Sgt. Glen Rounds 1944
Abe Lincoln: The Boy Who Loved Books by Kay Winters and Nancy Carpenter (Jan 3, 2006)
The Boy Who Looked Like Lincoln (Picture Puffin Books) by Mike Reiss and David Catrow (Dec 28, 2006)
Lincoln Tells a Joke: How Laughter Saved the President (and the Country) by Kathleen Krull, Paul Brewer and Stacy Innerst (Apr 1, 2010)
Lincoln's Last Days: The Shocking Assassination That Changed America Forever by Bill O'Reilly and Dwight Jon Zimmerman (Aug 21, 2012)
Young Abe Lincoln by Cheryl Harness (Sep 1, 1998)
Abe's Fish: A Boyhood Tale of Abraham Lincoln by Jen Bryant and Amy June Bates (Feb 3, 2009)
True Stories about Abraham Lincoln by Ruth Belov Gross and Charles Turzak (Jul 1991)
Lincoln and His Boys by Rosemary Wells and P. J. Lynch (Dec 9, 2008)
Abraham Lincoln and the Forest of Little Pigeon Creek (Ameritales) Mom's Choice Award Recipient by T. D. Carter and Randy Jennings (Nov 13, 2007)
Boys' and Girls' Biography of Abraham Lincoln (Illustrated) by James H. Shaw and Charles River
Editors (Nov 30, 2011)
Young Abe Lincoln : The Frontier Days, 1809 - 1837 by Cheryl Harness (Feb 1, 2003)
What Lincoln Said by Sarah L. Thomson and James E. Ransome (Dec 23, 2008)
William Tell by Margaret Early (Sep 20, 1991)
William Tell by Leonard Everett Fisher (Mar 22, 1996)
William Tell: One Against an Empire [A Swiss Legend] (Graphic Myths & Legends) by Paul D. Storrie and Thomas Yeates (Sep 1, 2009)
The Apple and the Arrow by Mary Buff (Aug 27, 2001)
William Tell Told Again (Illustrated Edition) (Dodo Press) by P. G. Wodehouse, John W. Houghton and Philip Dadd (Nov 16, 2007)
William Tell (1981) A novel by Nina Bawden
Santa Claus by Rod Green, Carol Wright, Simon Danaher and Jon Lucas (Oct 3, 2006)
Yes, Virginia: There Is a Santa Claus by Chris Plehal and James Bernardin (Sep 28, 2010)
Santa's Favorite Story (Aladdin Picture Books) by Hisako Aoki and Ivan Gantschev (Oct 1, 1997)
How The Russian Snow Maiden Helped Santa Claus by Gail Buyske and Natasha Voronina (Aug 1, 2005)
General Lee and Santa Claus: An Adaptation by Randall Bedwell and Louise Clack (Dec 1997)
True Story of Santa Claus by Paul Prokop (Aug 1, 2000)
Santa's Secrets Revealed (Carolrhoda Picture Books) by James E. Solheim and Barry Gott (Oct 2004)
The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore and Raquel Jaramillo (Oct 1, 2001)
The Night Henry Ford Met Santa by Carol Hagen and Matt Faulkner (Oct 31, 2011)
Santa and the Three Bears by Dominic Catalano (Oct 1, 2000)
When Santa Turned Green by Victoria Perla and Mirna Kantarevic (Nov 15, 2007
Santa Claustrophobia (Picture Puffin Books) by Mike Reiss and David Catrow (Sep 14, 2006)
A Pirate's Night Before Christmas by Philip Yates and Sebastia Serra (Oct 7, 2008)
Night Before Christmas-In Texas, That Is, The (The Night Before Christmas Series) by Leon Harris (Jan 31, 1977)
Hillbilly Night Afore Christmas (The Night Before Christmas Series) by Thomas Turner and James Rice (Jul 30, 1983)
Babar and Father Christmas (Babar Books (Random House)) by Jean de Brunhoff (Sep 25, 2001)
The Night of the Two Visitors (Children's Christian Books) by Paul McDonald (Nov 4, 2011)
The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore and Gennady Spirin (Oct 1, 2006)
A Christmas Story: A True Story by Jay Frankston and James D. Kester (Sep 1994)
The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore and Ruth Sanderson (Oct 1, 1997)
The Legend of Papa Noel: A Cajun Christmas Story by Terri Hoover Dunham and Laura Knorr (Sep 1, 2006)
A Christmas Sonata by Gary Paulsen (Sep 1, 1994)
How Murray Saved Christmas by Mike Reiss and David Catrow (Sep 16, 2004)
Santa'S Ark by Cliff Wright (Sep 1, 1997)
The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore and Richard Jesse Watson (Sep 30, 2008)
Santa's New Jet by David Biedrzycki (2007
The Legend of Saint Nicholas by Demi (Oct 1, 2003)
Pieces of Christmas by Teri Sloat (Oct 1, 2002)
A Kenya Christmas by Tony Johnston and Leonard Jenkins (Sep 2003)
How St. Nicholas Became Santa Claus: The True Story (Project Book) by Bernie Marquis and Theresa Frances Myers (Feb 2002)
Sannta Calls by William Joyce (Dec 1993
Santa's Twin by Dean Koontz (Sep 21, 2004)
Robot Santa: The Further Adventures of Santa's Twin by Dean Koontz and Phil Parks (Sep 21, 2004)
Letters From Father Christmas by J. R. R. Tolkien (Nov 15, 2004)
The Night Before Christmas by Clement Clarke Moore and Will Moses (Sep 14, 2006)
When Santa Fell To Earth by Cornelia Funke (Oct 1, 2006)
The Real Santa Claus: Legends of Saint Nicholas (Phyllis Fogelman Books) by Marianna Mayer (Sep 1, 2001)
The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum and Michael Hague (Oct 1, 2003)
Yes, Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus: The Classic Edition by Francis Pharcellus Church (Aug 23, 2001)
Christmas Treasury: Heirloom Edition
The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by Janeen R. Adil
Jolly Old Santa Claus by Patricia A. Pingry
Santa Claus by Rod Green
The Secret of St. Nicholas by Ellen Nibali
Who will help Santa this year? / Jerry Pallotta ; illustrated by David Biedrzycki.2007
Dear Santa, please come to the 19th floor / Yin ; [illustrated by] Chris Soentpiet. c2002
Norman Rockwell's Christmas Book byNorman Rockwell
Polar Express byChris VanAllsburg
Auntie Claus (1999)
Auntie Claus and the Key to Christmas (2002)
Auntie Claus, Home for the Holidays (2009)
Father Christmas / Raymond Briggs.
How Santa got his job / by Stephen Krensky ; illustrated by S.D. Schindler.
Kringle / by Tony Abbott ; illustrated by Greg Call., 2005
The legend of Holly Claus / Brittney Ryan with illustrations by Laurel Long.
The life and adventures of Santa Claus / by L. Frank Baum ; with all the original ill. by Mary Cowles Clark ; and a new introd. by Martin Gardner. --
A night in Santa's great big bag / Kristin Kladstrup, [illustrations] Tim Jessell. 2010.
Santa's book of names / David McPhail.
Santa's God : a children's fable about the biggest question ever / Neale Donald Walsch ; illustrations by Em Claire.
Santa's secrets revealed : all your questions answered about Santa's super sleigh, his flying reindeer, and other wonders / by James Solheim ; pictures by Barry Gott.
The secret of St. Nicholas / by Ellen Nibali ; illustrated by Lon Eric Craven.
Stan Lee's superhero Christmas / by Stan Lee ; illustrated by Tim Jessell.
The story of Santa Claus / by Tom Paxton ; illustrated by Michael Dooling.
Stories of Santa / Russell Punter ; illustrator, Phillip Webb.
The traveler's gift / written by Mark Kimball Moulton ; illustrated by Stewart Sherwood.
Trouble at Christmas / by Russell Johnson ; illustrated by Bernadette Watts.
Who will guide my sleigh tonight? / Jerry Pallotta, David Biedrzycki.
Young Claus : legend of the boy who became Santa / an original story by J. Michael Sims.
When Santa lost his ho! ho! ho! / Laura Rader.
The Easter Bunny
The Easter Bunny That Overslept (Weekly Reader Children's Book Club) by Priscilla Friedrich, Otto Friedrich and Adrienne Adams (1957)
The Bunny Who Found Easter by Charlotte Zolotow and Helen Craig (1959)
The Story of the Easter Bunny by Katherine Tegen and Sally Anne Lambert (Feb 1, 2005)
The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes Gift Edition with Charm [Hardcover] Dubose Heyward (Author), Marjorie Flack (Illustrator)
The Easter Egg [Hardcover] Jan Brett (Author, Illustrator)
The Easter Bunny by Winifred Wolf (Mar 30, 1987)
Easter Bunny [Paperback] Hayley Mendien (Author)
How the Easter Bunny Saved Christmas by Derek Anderson (Oct 3, 2006)
Too Many Bunnies by Matt Novak (Jan 27, 2005)
You think it's easy being the tooth fairy? / by Sheri Bell-Rehwoldt ; illustrated by David Slonim.
Dad, Are You The Tooth Fairy? / Jason Alexander ; illustrated by Ron Spears.
Tooth fairy / Audrey Wood./’
Tooth tales from around the world / Marlene Targ Brill ; illustrated by Katya Krenina.
Throw your tooth on the roof : tooth traditions from around the world / Selby B. Beeler ; illustrated by G. Brian Karas.
Harry McNairy, Tooth Fairy / Ann Fitzpatrick Alper ; illustrations by Bridget Starr Taylor.
The story of the Tooth Fairy / by Tom Paxton ; illustrated by Robert Sauber.
The tooth fairy / Peter Collington.
A Collection of Stories for Demented Children [Kindle Edition] John H. Carroll
Joe Magarac – A Pittsburgh steelworker made of steel
Big Joe Mufferaw, a.k.a. Jos. Montferrand of the Ottawa Valley
• Iron John of Michigan
• Tony Beaver – A West Virginia lumberjack and cousin of Paul Bunyan
Finn McCoul: The Legendary Irish Folk Hero (Rabbit Ears Books) by Brian Gleeson, Peter de Seve and Catherine O'Hara(Oct 1995)
Cordwood Pete – Younger brother to lumberjack Paul Bunyan
• Joe Magarac
• Fionn mac Cumhaill
• Venture Smith, the black Paul Bunyan
• Bill Brasky
• Alfred Bulltop Stormalong
• Buffalo Bill
• Wild Bill
• Crooked Mick of the Speewah
Next year in Jerusalem : 3,000 years of Jewish stories / retold by Howard Schwartz ; illustrated by Neil Waldman. 1996
Fishing for Methuselah / Roger Roth. Roth, Roger. c1998
A treasury of Sholom Aleichem children's stories / selected and translated by Aliza Shevrin.
Sholem Aleichem, 1859-1916.
Northvale, N.J. : Jason Aronson, c1996
I was born about 10,000 years ago : a tall tale / retold and illustrated by Steven Kellogg.