Full of lively stories, jokes, and games for performance, the book also includes 40 songs with melody and guitar chords. Written by the outstanding practicing folk performer. Includes 44 illustrations.
A collection of folk tales from North Carolina and Virginia for a slightly older audience than that for Chase’s Jack Tales. “The collector of the Jack Tales has brought new joy to children and storytellers in these twenty-four tales and a mummer’s play . . . richly humorous. Colorful mountain speech comes to life.” — School Library Journal, starred review
In this Appalachian folktale, Jack wins fame and fortune after killing ten jellow jackets with one whack.