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Join Charity Hill's glee as she explores tall tales. She distinguishes what makes tall tales a distinct kind of story from fairy tales. Then, she explores why tall tales are fun--and funny! She wonders if its possible to love truth and still "play with it." She shows how delightful the disparity between reality and hyperbole can be. Then, Charity shares with us some of the best tall tales she has found--some old, some new! Book lists and book links below!
Listen to Legend of Tall Talkin’ Sam by The Okee Dokee Brothers! They sing real good! ;)
Episode 15: Tall Tales Or This World Is Larger Than Life BOOKLIST
Rattlebang Picnic by Margaret Mahy
Meanwhile, Back At the Ranch by Anne Isaacs
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