The Dictionary of Folklore

The Dictionary of Folklore

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Why was Abraham Lincoln known as Honest Abe? Did George Washington really cut down his father's cherry tree? How much truth is there to the tall tale of John Henry, the natural-born steel-driving man, or Paul Bunyon and Babe the Blue Ox? Where does the reality of the lives of Daniel Boone or Davy Crockett end and the fiction begin? The answers to these questions and many more can be found in The Dictionary of Folklore, Special features, including a bibliography, an index, and sidebars, make this book a terrific resource for young readers.
Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : Franklin Watts, 2002.
ISBN: 9780531119853
Branch Call Number: J REF 398.03 Dicti
Characteristics: 128 p. : illus., col. and b&w.
Alternative Title: Folklore


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