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All of us responded with delight to the word music and rhythm of Sandburg's writing.
A little non-sensible and filled with witty rhyming schemes and silly topics, this is a fun book to share with a child, or to read as an adult.
I have given it many times as a gift and read it all the way through to my grandson.
I bought this to read select stories for elementary kids, enjoyed reading it myself. The imaginative stories are easy to relate to even in this modern world. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Steven Cunningham
Not the easiest of stories to wrap one's tongue around at the end of the day hoping to bring sleep to tucked in little ones!
I first encountered these stories when my children were small. All of us responded with delight to the word music and rhythm of Sandburg's writing. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Sandra J. Froese
I love the stories of the Rutabaga Country, which is five stars. I am rating the audio recording, which I say lacks heart. Why do I say this. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Katherine M. Lawrence
It's really an adult book. Poetic, beautiful. I have given it many times as a gift and read it all the way through to my grandson.Published 10 months ago by Donna Schoenkopf
Originally I was interested in the book because of it being a Carl Sandburg writing. After reading a chapter or so I lost interest. I felt the book tries too hard to be clever. Read morePublished 12 months ago by LaserBlinded
It's fancy over the top. Fun. Reminds me of Dr. Seuss's humor and play with words.
From one of our favorite poets.
Sandburg aimed to create American fairy tales, free from the Old World focus on kings and knights. These stories are brief enough to swallow in small bites, yet hold together in an... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Todd L. Austin