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Swamp Angel
Swamp Angel
Author: Anne Isaacs, Paul O. Zelinsky (Illustrator)
Swamp Angel, a prodigious heroine who can disarm taunting men and marauding bear alike, is the original creation of a talented new writer whose tall-tale text unfolds in a crackling combination of irony, exaggeration, and sheer good humor. Caldecott Medallist Paul O. Zelinsky, working in an American primitive style on cherry and maple veneers, b...  more »
PBS Market Price: $7.59 or $3.69+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780140559088
ISBN-10: 0140559086
Publication Date: 1/1/2000
Pages: 48
Reading Level: Ages 4-8

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Publisher: Puffin Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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On the day of her birth, nothing about Angelica Longrider suggested that she would one day become the greatest woodswoman of Tennessee. In fact, the newborn was "scarcely taller than her mother and couldn't climb a tree without help." It's not long, though, before Angelica is vanquishing varmints such as Thundering Tarnation, a huge bear with a taste for settlers' winter rations, and swallowing entire lakes in a gulp.