Kellogg expands his collection of tall tales with johnny appleseed, mike fink, sally ann thunder ann whirlwind crockett, and i was born about 10,000 years ago. Mike fink, born 177080, fort pitt now pittsburgh, pa. A tall tale by kellogg, steven and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Steven kellogg born october 26, 1941, united states of. Mike fink, the largerthanlife hero of american folklore, was the most daring and rugged frontiersman on any american river. Signed on flyleaf by steven kellogg with a large drawing of a kitty. Mike fink by steven kellogg paul bunyan by steven kellogg pecos bill by steven kellogg thunder rose by jerdine nolen american tall tales cd by jim weiss. Wed love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase. Mike fink is a young man with a lot to prove and a good heart. If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.
This tall tale is about the famous frontiersman, mike fink. In zesty prose and exuberant pictures, steven kellogg captures all the fun and adventure from mikes beginning as a runaway, when he was two days old, until he was king of the keelboatmen. They dont make em like mike these days, now do they. All of his original illustrations were donated to the mazza museum of international art from picture books at findlay. If desired, give multiple copies of the book to the same group or use alternate text selections. Steven kellogg is a beloved author and illustrator who has published than 100 picture books, including the classics the mysterious tadpole, can i keep him.
Steven kellogg also wrote the mysterious tadpole and can i keep him. Founded in 1997, has become a leading book price comparison site. In zesty prose and exuberant pictures, steven kellogg captures all the fun and adventure from mikes beginning as a runaway, when he was. The historical fink was a cruel man who came to a violent end, but kellogg depicts him as a friendlylooking, funloving youth. The story takes place on the american frontier and ultimately on the mississippi river. See more ideas about childrens books, childrens literature and book festival. Mike fink by steven kellogg, 9780683454, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide.
One of the tall tales in the series that began with paul bunyan, this merry book features fink, grizzlybear wrestler and king of the mississippi river keelboatmen. Mike fink steven kellogg paperback harpercollins publishers. I honestly enjoyed this retelling of this unknown tall tale hero as before, i did not know much about mike fink until i read this book and now that i read this book, i am definitely looking forward to reading more stories about mike fink. Mike fink childrens books read aloud no clutter, no games, no pseudotv. A perennial favorite follows kelloggs other tall tales mike fink, 1992, etc. The strongest baby in the world, mike fink, joins the rowdy keelboatman on the mississippi river. Mike fink was king of the keelboatmen the strongest. Sign in to check out check out as guest adding to your cart the item youve selected was not added to your cart. With mike fink, author and illustrator steve kellogg gathers up in one story all the classic elements of an american tall tale. Originally published in 1970, this is a 1st ed 1996 thus with 1 in number line. Find new titles and get fresh teaching ideas by exploring book lists organized by author, holiday, topic, and genre. Materials and information may be used for your own personal and school use.
Sally ann, of course, is the infant prodigy of speed and strength. Mike fink by steven kellogg, 97806885775, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. The a tall tale book series by steven kellogg includes books johnny appleseed, paul bunyan, pecos bill, and several more. Mike fink by kellogg, steven 1998 paperback reprint the invisible moose when his beloved is captured, a shy moose summons his courage and, with the help of an invisibility potion, sets off to rescue her in new york city paperback 2006 edition. This book would be an excellent mentor text for modeling exaggeration and simile in writing. Mike fink was king of the keelboatmen the strongest, rowdiest bunch of fellows ever to work on the mississippi. I love reading this book to myself but im waiting to read it to my son. Mike fink could supposedly wrestle crocodiles into submission and other such feats of strength practically from the time he was a baby, and although he was challenged many times by other river men in the southeastern united states of long ago, he. Ive always loved steven kelloggs illustrations and cant wait for my son to be able to really. I loved the way that steven kellogg brings humor and adventure to this tall tale as mike fink is constantly being shown taking down opponents that are much larger than him and yet, he is always determined to become the strongest keel boatman no matter what kind of odds are stacked against him. Kellogg has accumulated a bevy of prizes and accolades over the course of his extensive career, including parents choice, boston globehorn book, and irma simonton black awards, to mention but a few.
Steven kellogg has illustrated more than a hundred books, including is your mama a llama. Steven kellogg is currently considered a single author. Steven castle kellogg born october 26, 1941 in norwalk, connecticut is an american author and illustrator who has created more than 90 childrens books on november 12, 2011, kellogg was given an honorary doctor of humane letters from the university of findlay in ohio. Mike fink was king of the keelboatmen the strongest, rowdiest bunch of fellows ever to work on. Mike fink is a folklore story retold and illustrated by steven kellogg. He was a crack shot and the best grizzly and gator wrestler on the river. A tall tale by steven kellogg illustrator online at alibris. Give each person in the group a piece of paper, pencil, and scissors to create their foldable. Mike fink 9780688070038 by kellogg, steven and a great selection of similar new, used and collectible books available now at great prices. Mike fink by steven kellogg read aloud for kids youtube. Later, when keelboats became the chief vessels of commerce on the ohio and mississippi rivers, he became the king of. A tall tale, paperback by kellogg, steven, isbn 06885773, isbn 97806885775, brand new, free shipping in the us relates the extraordinary deeds of the frontiersman who became king of the keelboatmen on the mississippi river. Kellogg splashes his customary exuberance across this latest tall tale in the series that includes paul bunyan and pecos bill. Mike fink was king of the keelboatmen the strongest, rowdiest bunch of.115 1346 718 1076 427 1230 92 251 376 939 1153 1587 271 1586 563 1427 673 518 323 888 1273 405 303 224 1522 45 103 1298 1582 30 493 866 62 910 1315 1 889 1124 1030 1079 726