Welcome to Rootabaga Country--where the railroad tracks go from straight to zigzag, where the pigs wear bibs, and where the Village of Cream Puffs floats in the wind. You'll meet baby balloon pickers, flummywisters, corn fairies, and blue foxes--and if you're not careful, you may never find your way back home!
These beautiful new editions retain the original illustrations by Maud and Miska Petersham, and feature gorgeous new jackets by acclaimed illustrator Kurt Cyrus. Carl Sandburg's irrepressible, zany, and completely original Rootabaga Stories and More Rootabaga Stories will stand alone on children's bookshelves--when they aren't in children's hands.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - joririchardson - LibraryThing
"Rootabaga Stories" reminded me of Dr. Seuss, without as many illustrations and written for children a bit older. I can see it as being a wonderful read aloud, as the story skips along in melodious ... Read full review
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accordion asked balloons Bevo the Hike bibs Bimbo Bimbo the Snip's Blixie Bimber blue foxes blue rats Blue Wind Boy Broom Handle CARL SANDBURG cistern corn fairies Cream Puffs dollar watch ears eyes feet fingers Fire the Goat fleems Flim the Goose four uncles Gimme the Ax gold buckskin whincher gray guitar hair Head Spotter Ice Today jack-rabbits Jason Squiff jug of molasses laugh Leather and Red legs looked Medicine Hat Meeney molasses moon morning necktie newsies night nose picked pigs popcorn postoffice Potato Face Blind prairie Rag Doll Rags Habakuk railroad Red Slippers Rootabaga Country rusty rats rutabaga shoes silver skyscrapers snow ghosts song spot cash money steady company STORIES straight taxicab tell thumb tin brass goose Tip the Spick told train vest Village of Cream Village of Liver-and-Onions walked Whimble whistle White Horse Girl Wing Tip yellow flongboos Young Leather zigzag zizzies