Son of Bunyan and the Swamp Angel

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Pauly, the son of Paul Bunyan, travels through a lava tube to a prehistoric land filled with dinosaurs and other mysterious creatures.

StatementRoy E. Stier.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S85563 So 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3948395M
ISBN 101581510829
LC Control Number2001037519
OCLC/WorldCa47254180

In the twilight of his life, the legendary Paul Bunyan presents his son to a wise, old friend--known as Swamp Angel--for care and training after he's gone. This story of survival is sprinkled with lore, early pioneering methods, and history.

Excellent book for a young reader. Very much in the tradition of Paul-Bunyan-style tall tales. The hero this time is a heroine, nicknamed Swamp Angel, with the strength to rid early-days Tennessee of a giant bear called Thundering Tarnation/5(54).

Son of Bunyan and the Sacred Moonstone. After the loss of his father, Paul Bunyan's son goes on a mission to see the source of his father's strength, and finds a wise old mentor, named Swamp Angel, who gives him a stone with mystical powers. AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).Author: Roy Stier.

The book was the basis of a condensed radio adaptation, originally presented in and starring John Gielgud, which included, as background music, several excerpts from Vaughan Williams' orchestral works. [citation needed] The book was the basis of The Pilgrim's Progress by Ralph Vaughan Williams, premiered in Author: John Bunyan.

Anne Isaacs. Dutton Children's Books, - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages. 19 Reviews. Working in an American Son of Bunyan and the Swamp Angel book style animated by the humor and storytelling genius for which he is renowned, /5(19).

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I actually heard of Swamp Angel when I first saw it on one of the Weston Woods videos. Swamp Angel is a Caldecott Honor Book by Anne Isaacs along with gorgeous illustrations by Paul O. Zelinsky and it is about how Tennessees greatest woods woman, Swamp Angel, tries to outsmart a threatening black bear named Thundering Tarnation/5().

"Move over, Paul Bunyan, you are about to meet Swamp Angel, an original creation in the tall-tale tradition whose exploits are guaranteed to amaze and amuse a wide swath of readers Visually exciting, wonderful to read aloud, this is a picture book to remember." -- starred review, HORN BOOK, March/AprilM.M.B.

Swamp Angel by Anne Isaacs and Paul O. Zelinsky "On August 1,when Angelica Longrider took her first gulp of air on this earth, read more "On August 1,when Angelica Longrider took her first gulp of air on this earth, there was nothing to suggest that she would become the greatest woodswoman in.

Swamp Angel is an impressive heroine in this extraordinary tale. Written by Anne Isaacs in the predictable exaggerated style found within all tall tale narratives, the story of Swamp Angel's triumph over a fearsome bear known as Thundering Tarnation is one that children everywhere will want to listen to over and over again.

The plot is simple and seeks to explain the bear constellation, the Great Smokey Mountains, and the Shortgrass Prairie. SWAMP ANGEL is full of action with bear fights and parties and it concludes with a satisfying ending.

Swamp Angel defeats. Looking for books by John Bunyan. See all books authored by John Bunyan, including The Pilgrim's Progress, and Dangerous Journey: The Story of Pilgrim's Progress, and more on bear with a bottomless appetite.

Swamp Angel’s victory comes only after she lassos the bear with a tornado and fights him all night in her sleep. Richly illustrated in the primitive style of early American painting, the story presents a heroine to match Paul Bunyan and other giants of folklore.

OBJECTIVES. The following text is excerpted from the award winning book, Gate of Hell, Campaign for Charleston Harbour,By Stephen R. Wise, University of South Carolina Press, with the gracious permission of the author.

Wise is the director of the Museum at Parris Island and a member of the Board of the S.C. Battleground Preservation Trust, Inc. Kadir Nelson's gorgeous oil, watercolor, and pencil illustrations are filled with brilliant blue skies, billowing clouds, and open spaces all seen from the eye level of a child.

Move over Paul Bunyan, John Henry, and Swamp Angel, here comes Thunder Rose, a singing heroine. Book Summary: After the loss of his father, Paul Bunyan's son goes on a mission to see the source of his father's strength, and finds a wise old mentor, named Swamp Angel, who.

From then on, she was called “Swamp Angel." After hearing about a tyrant, named Thundering Tarnation and all of the problems that he is causing, Swamp Angel signs up to hunt him down for a reward. After several hunters fail to hunt the bear, Swamp Angel finds the.

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Find books like Swamp Angel from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Swamp Angel also liked: The Stone Angel, Obasan, T. illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky, written by Anne Issacs, and published by Dutton.

Winner Blurb. Genre: Picture Book - Folktale F. Reading Level: G. Awards: Caldecott Honor Book H. Summary: Swamp Angel is a fun twist on a legend like Paul Bunyan.

The book is about a gentle giant that is a woman, Angelica Longrider AKA Swamp Angel, who enters a competition to rid the towns of Tennessee from a bear named Thundering Tarnation. Angelica Longrider, or Swamp Angel, will delight students with her strength, wits and humor.

Swamp Angel rivals the best of the legendary tall tale heroes including Paul Bunyan and Pecos Bill. This beautifully illustrated, well crafted tale has won several awards and was a Time Magazine Best Book.

Books › Swamp Angel › Swamp Angel Reviews & Honors "Move over, Paul Bunyan, you are about to meet Swamp Angel, an original creation in the tall-tale tradition whose exploits are guaranteed to amaze and amuse a wide swath of readers Visually exciting, wonderful to read aloud, this is a picture book.

Swamp Angel (Caldecott Honor Book) Swamp Angel (Caldecott Honor Book) Item#: Regular price: $ Sale price: $ Anne Isaacs. In the tradition of Paul Bunyan and Pecos Bill, the story of a self-sufficient, tornado-wielding, unflappable heroine lopes along at a perfect pace.

Paul O. Zelinsky's folksy oil illustrations. EASY Dot Art Mandala Stone Painting Using ONLY a Qtip & Pencil FULL TUTORIAL How To | Lydia May - Duration: Lydia May Recommended for you. Is There Any Truth At All To The Folk Tales About Paul Bunyan. Author, Roy Stier, who was a logger himself in the Northwest forests of Ohop, Washington.

After. This unique and genre-bending take on a tall-tale is one of my new favorite children's books. Swamp Angel is the story of Angelica Longrider, a true giant of a woman born into a rural family in the heart of Paul Bunyan-era Tennessee.

The story focuses on the fantastical feats of strength and power that this literal giant woman can do, and her /5(18). In this tall tale, Swamp Angel can lasso a tornado and drink and entire lake dry. She also single-handedly defeats a fearsome bear, wrestling him from the top of the Great Smoky Mountains to the bottom of a river bed.

A Caldecott Honor Book. Full-color Angel can lasso a tornado, and drink an entire lake dry/5(18). If you are looking for a book that you can teach with Paul Bunyan, than choose Swamp Angel.

Much like Paul, and his giant ox Babe, this lovely tale will delight boys and girls as they read about how the Smoky Mountains were really made. Classic illustrations that show the early Tennessee countryside.

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()4/5(46). Roy Stier, '40 Santa Barbara, Calif., is the author of the popular Son of Bunyan teen trilogy: Son of Bunyan & the Swamp Angel, Son of Bunyan & the Sacred Moonstone and Son of Bunyan & the Lost Tribe.

Tod "Robert" Johnson, '48, '50 Jacksonville, Fla., spent 14 years as a writer of industrial films for Boeing, NASA and the U.S.

Air Force. Much of “Swamp Angel” chronicled Angelica’s battle with a giant bear. Day and night they fought like Frazier and Ali, until the Angel finally got the best of the bear by snoring down a tree.

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: Swamp Angel (Caldecott Honor Book) () by Isaacs, Anne and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.It is not widely known that Paul Bunyan had a wife and two children—much less that they created Kentucky's Mammoth Caves, California's Big Sur, the Rocky Mountains, and several other ``natural'' wonders—including, some say, the huge face photographed by Viking I on the surface of Mars.

How fortunate readers are to have the Bunyans' exploits chronicled at last—and with such verbal and. Swamp Angel is a book published inwritten by Anne Isaacs and illustrated by Paul O. Zelinsky. It's an original tall tale about a giantess in the American frontier.

Summary: When Angelica Longrider was born, she was scarcely taller than her mother and couldn't climb a tree without help.