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2 edition of Swamp angel. found in the catalog.

Swamp angel.

Ethel Wilson

Swamp angel.

by Ethel Wilson

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Published by Macmillan in Toronto .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationv, 215 p. ;
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19410638M

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 : Jennifer Garich.   The Swamp Angel is the first novel and one of the early works of Prentice Mulford. The novel is written in first person and tells the story of a man who is determined to build a house in the woods and lives there :

Swamp Angel. Author: Anne Isaacs Illustrator: Paul O. Zelinsky Publisher: Dutton Date: Awards: ALA Notable Book (), Caldecott Medal (), Boston Globe Horn Book Honor Book () Ages: Topics: tall tales, angel, bear, settlers, Tennessee Summary: This original tall tale follows Angelica Longrider, the Swamp Angel, who wrestles a bear and saves the supplies of settlers in. Swamp Angel Anne Isaacs, Author, Paul Zelinsky, Illustrator Dutton Books $ (48p) ISBN More By and About This Author whose feisty tall tale marks an impressive picture.

Swamp Angel can lasso a tornado, and drink an entire lake dry. She single-handedly defeats the fearsome bear known as Thundering Tarnation, wrestling him from the top of the Great Smoky Mountains to the bottom of a deep lake. This book was named: A Caldecott Honor Book An ALA Notable Book A Time magazine Best Book of the Year. Description of the book "Swamp Angel": Swamp Angel can lasso a tornado, and drink an entire lake dry. She single-handedly defeats the fearsome bear known as Thundering Tarnation, wrestling him from the top of the Great Smoky Mountains to the bottom of a deep lake.


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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(34).

Swamp Angel is a short and little book, but there is this feeling that something much more meaty is being revealed while reading it.

flag 1 like Like see review «previous 1 2 3 next»/5. 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.

Swamp Angel 's mother is holding this gigantic baby (Swamp Angel) in the very first picture. Throughout the book, Zelinsky creates pictures of Swamp angel.

book Angel doing outlandish and impossible things. She almost seems to be too big for the book because she is. The following text is excerpted from the award winning book, Gate of Hell, Campaign for Charleston Harbour,Swamp angel. book 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. About Swamp Angel. Working in an American primitive style animated by the humor and storytelling genius for which he is renowned, Caldecott Winner artist Paul O. Zelinsky puts oils to cherry and maple for this tall-tale competition between a Tennessee woods-woman extraordinaire and a hungry, fearsome ring Tarnation has a bottomless appetite for settler’s grub.

This Tennessee tall tale concerns Angelina Longrider, who even as a child was a real big gal; in fact, and without being too gender-specific, she strongly resembles another wonderkid by the name of Paul Bunyan—and she's just as much fun. Angelina—a late bloomer—builds her first log cabin when she's two, rescues a wagon train from Dejection Swamp (hence Swamp Angel), even tangles with Author: Anne Isaacs.

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.

The theme of SWAMP ANGEL is a universal theme of good (Swamp Angel) triumphing over evil (the bear and the taunting man). This theme is told through cultural motifs such as home-spun dresses, swamps, wagon trains, log cabins, and twisters that represent the cultural heritage of.

Also the author of Caldecott Honor Book Swamp Angel, Anne Isaacs was born and raised in Buffalo, New feels most at home in rural environments such as the redwood forest near Santa Cruz, California where she lives with her husband and three children have built their own treehouse, which they share with several squirrels and blue : Penguin Young Readers Group.

Swamp Angel can lasso a tornado, and drink an entire lake dry. She single-handedly defeats the fearsome bear known as Thundering Tarnation, wrestling him from the top of the Great Smoky Mountains. Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.

According to this original tall tale, Angelica Longstrider, better known as Swamp Angel, is the greatest woodswoman in Tennessee history. Reviews "This delightful production deserves a place in. TM ® & © Scholastic Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Susan Cheyney GRADES: About Us. Swamp Angel. Ethel Wilson tells the story of Maggie Lloyd, as she begins to rebuild her life and her self-esteem after a second failed marriage. From the book. A first meeting. A meeting in.

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Swamp Angel book. Working in an American primitive style animated by the humor and storytelling genius for which he is renowned, Caldecott Winner artist Paul O.

Zelinsky puts oils to cherry and maple for this tall-tale competition between a Tennessee woods-woman extraordinaire and a hungry, fearsome ring Tarnation has a bottomless appetite for settler's : Anne Isaacs.

Swamp Angel could be considered a fable because the book has morals that can be drawn from the story. It is not like Aesop's fables, discussed by Maharg, because Aesop's fables taught lessons including "simple virtues like loyalty, patience, honesty."5/5(5). adventures for Swamp Angel.

Display the results on posters or in large scrapbooks that can be shared with others. Children can also write their stories as poetry or perform them with music and dance. Connect the story to American history and geography with the help of a historical atlas or an illustrated book about the frontier.

Use maps toFile Size: 4KB. Freckles is a novel written by the American writer and naturalist Gene is primarily set in the Limberlost Swamp area of Indiana, with brief scenes set in title character also appears briefly in Porter's A Girl of the novel is marked by its frequent, detailed, and loving descriptions of the flora and fauna of the wilderness through the eyes of Author: Gene Stratton-Porter.The book also talks about the journey between Swamp Angel and the bear named Thundering Tarnation.

Swamp Angel sets out to find Thundering Tarnation leading them to go on a journey they would never forget! In the end Swamp Angel finds Thundering Tarnation and %(46).About Swamp Angel. Walking out on a demoralizing second marriage, Maggie Lloyd leaves Vancouver to work at a fishing lodge in the interior of British Columbia.

But the serenity of Maggie’s new surroundings is soon disturbed by the irrational jealousy of the lodge-keeper’s wife.