Swamp Angel

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Puffin Books, Jan 1, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
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Along with other amazing feats, Angelica Longrider, also known as Swamp Angel, wrestles a huge bear, known as Thundering Tarnation, to save the winter supplies of the settlers in Tennessee. Caldecott Honor Book. Reprint.

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I honestly loved the illustrations more than the book. - LibraryThing
I absolutely loved the illustrations. - LibraryThing
The artwork of this picture book was very vvid. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

3.5 stars. I loved Paul Bunyan and Pecos Bill as a child. This was an especially neat Tall Tale because the heroine did have to face sexist males. One thing I've wished for ever since I was small was ... Read full review

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User Review  - Meltha - Goodreads

Had Paul Bunyan been a girl, he'd be Swamp Angel, who wrestles bears big enough to feed all of Tennessee. This is a tall tale, pure and simple, and it's as fun as you can imagine. The illustrations are equally warped and funny, and Angel herself is highly endearing. Definitely worth a read. Read full review

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