Introduce your young readers to the tall tales of early America! Animal Folk Tales presents the folk lore of the early pioneers. This collection of American folk tales features stories that highlight animals' fanciful feats of bravery and cunning strength. Children can learn about the undaunted pioneering spirit of our young country by venturing alongside larger-than-life characters such as Paul Bunyan, Pecos Bill, Davy Crockett, Sweet Betsy, and more with their animal companions. This beautifully illustrated book features the artwork of Caldecott Honor-winner Tony Palazzo. Originally published in 1961. 73 pages, hardcover. Grades 2 and up.