Renowned storyteller Jim Weiss brings you lively versions of classic American tall tales, from stories of giant lumberjacks to legends of fearless cowboys.
You will laugh out loud as you meet Paul Bunyan, taller than the trees and mightier than the rivers; Johnny Appleseed, whose gentle generosity makes him a beloved legend; Pecos Bill, whose outrageous Texas-sized exploits make him the greatest of all cowboys; and Jim's original tale of the Wild West.
|Publisher:||The Well-Trained Mind Press|
|Product dimensions:||4.90(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.40(d)|
|Age Range:||5 - 16 Years|
About the Author
Jim Weiss's story recordings and books offer a welcoming doorway into the world’s greatest stories from literature and history. His vivid retellings of the classics have received more than one hundred major awards from organizations such as the American Library Association, Parents' Choice Foundation, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, and Film Advisory Board. More importantly, the stories form the heart of daily learning and meaningful entertainment in households and schools around the world.To hear Jim tell a story is to become swept up in the tale. He includes information about people and events behind the stories, and encourages children to read the original classics, on their own or with the help of more experienced readers. So listeners leave the storyteller's circle inspired to learn even more and to develop their own creative gifts. Jim Weiss believes the joy of reading, writing and creative activity begins in the presence of the storyteller.For performance availability, distribution information, or additional titles, please visit www.welltrainedmind.com or www.jimweiss.com.