Avalanche Annie: A Not-so-tall Tale

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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Way up in Michisota,
Annie's famous far and wide,
Because she roped an avalanche
and took it for a ride.

Told with read-aloud gusto by master rhymesmith Lisa Wheeler and illustrated--with tongue firmly in cheek--by Kurt Cyrus, Avalanche Annie is the wildest, woolliest, most awe-inspiring, and goofiest tall tale since Paul Bunyan hitched up Babe the Blue Ox.

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User Review  - daphnejohnson - LibraryThing

Very colorful fun book for young kids. A great part of this book is for entertainment. I have selected this book for my personal go-to book because it has tons of authors craft; word art, made up words, poetry, humor. This books circles around cow names and a girl named Annie. Read full review

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User Review  - ElizaJane - LibraryThing

Reason for Reading: I like legends, myths, tall-tales, etc. and this sounded cute. A short, cute picture book tall tale of a large little girl who lassos and rides an avalanche into town so it doesn't ... Read full review

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About the author (2003)

LISA WHEELER is the author of several award-winning picture books, including Sixteen Cows, One Dark Night, and Mammoths On the Move, which received a Parent's Choice Recommended Award. She lives near Detroit, Michigan. www.lisawheelerbooks.com KURT CYRUS is the illustrator of M. T. Anderson's Whales on Stilts, and The Clue of the Linoleum Lederhosen. He lives in Cottage Grove, Oregon.

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