Books tagged: tall tales

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The Strange Stories of Mr. Murkadew Book II: A Strange Summer
Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 14,540. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
This is Book II. Do you like strange and unusual stories? Then read these great stories, weird and strange, for all ages. Sample and enjoy. Gift someone big or small with these marvelous tales depicted in this uniquely written ebook.
The Problem With Peggy (The Ninja Librarian, Book 3)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,480. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / United States / 19th Century, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The Ninja Librarian and Big Al are back in action, making sure Skunk Corners is in good shape for whatever happens!
The Seeing Eye Crocodile
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 149,870. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Born the son of a coal miner, Alfred Todd soon learns from his father that "honesty is best policy" fits only the poor, the weak and the stupid. From insurance fraud to selling non-existent timber leases. From convincing people they are going blind to finding a miracle cure for them, and finally emerging as a cult leader, Freddy finally makes his billion-to-one mistake.
Easy Does It
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 69,650. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Every pub in the world is a repository for a rich tapestry of yarns, some true, others fictitious. "Easy Does It" is the second collection of quirky tales from the King's Head in Newtown, narrated by the pub's resident bookie, "Eggo", who doubles up as a chook-raffler to deflect police attention.
The Outpost
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 116,230. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015 by WordFire Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Science fiction » General
The greatest heroes in the galaxy gather in a very special tavern at the outskirts of civilization to swap tall tales about their heroic deeds until they are confronted by a war and actually have to perform acts of heroism.
It Could'a Been
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,650. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Plays » American / African American, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations
A children’s play with music highlighting three tall tales: Johnny Appleseed, Sal Fink and Febold Feboldson. Johnny loves more than anything to give apple seedlings to passing pioneers. Sal Fink is the daughter of keelboatmen Mike Fink and just as tough and extremely big-hearted. Febold Feboldson is by himself on the great plains of Nebraska and wants neighbors.
The Truth In The Lie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,460. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2014 by Tinderbox Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
A sparkling collection of short stories that entrance us with telling glimpses and powerful insights into people’s lives. In so little precious time we feel we know these characters and what drives them – their secrets, their desires, their fears and their regrets. Real people, caught in the author’s spotlight or under his probing microscope. 'Mesmerising'.
Curious Critters-Vol.I
Series: Curious Critters-The Adventures of Boggs and Bud, Vol. I. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2013. Categories: Screenplays » Short, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
"Curious Critters" is the audacious, comic adventures of Boggs Pumpelly and Bud Ricks in script form; two country boys living amid the hills and hollows of north Alabama. If there's a strange critter---animal or human--- anywhere in the hills, Boggs' and Bud's path seems destined to cross with them! Vol. I contains three episode, the first of which is a trip to see a baseball playing chicken.
Five Tall Tales From the Prairie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,590. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Five rollicking tall tales of men and women of the prairie, from Johnny Kaw who shaped that land and trails of Kansas to Kansas Katie who made it the sunflower state; from Cottonwood Clyde whose fiddle music transformed a town to Fireball Faye who charmed a young newcomer into playing with fire and Twister Twyla who rode tornadoes in the rodeo.
Hawk Wisdom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,400. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Consumerism
What if there was a way to judge the rightness of a deal based on information you receive in the very early stages of a transaction? Think of the time and money that could be saved. After reading Hawk Wisdom, you will understand how to assess bits of conversation that you hear while discussing a purchase and use this information to your advantage.