Jack and the Animals: An Appalachian Folktale

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august house, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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When Jack leaves his Appalachian home to seek his fortune, he finds it in a roundabout way. Along the way he assembles a group of traveling companions that includes a dog, a cat, a rooster, a donkey, and a cow. As night falls and they grow hungry, they come upon an abandoned farmhouse ... Or is it?

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Donald Davis grew up near Waynesville, NC, before attending Davidson College. After earning a BA in English there, he graduated from Duke University Divinity School. For over 20 years, he was a minister in the United Methodist Church. In 1989, he became a full-time storyteller. He now tours the country, making approximately 300 storytelling presentations annually. He is a regular headliner at the National Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, TN, and at the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival in Orem, UTthe largest such festival in the West, attracting over 25,000 people. He lives on Ocracoke Island, NC.

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