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Carl Sandburg - Carl Sandburg's Rootabaga Stories

Carl Sandburg - Carl Sandburg's Rootabaga Stories
Performer: Carl Sandburg
Title: Carl Sandburg's Rootabaga Stories
MP3 album size: 2081 mb
FLAC album size: 2788 mb
Style: Story, Audiobook, Spoken Word
Country: US
Released: 1958
Catalog number: TC1089
Label: Caedmon Records


1How Googler And Gaggler, The Two Christmas Babies, Came Home With Monkey Wrenches
2How The Three Wild Babylonian Baboons Went Away In The Rain Eating Bread And Butter
3How They Bring Back The Village Of Cream Puffs When The Wind Blows It Away
4Three Stories About The Finding Of The Zigzag Railroad, The Pigs With Bibs On, The Circus Clown Ovens, The Village Of Liver-And-Onions, The Village Of Cream Puffs
5How Six Umbrellas Took Off Their Straw Hats To Show Respect To The One Big Umbrella
6How Six Pigeons Came Back To Hatrack The Horse After Many Accidents And Six Telegrams
7How They Broke Away To Go To The Rootabaga Country
8How The Five Rusty Rats Helped Find A New Village


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
TC1089Carl Sandburg Carl Sandburg's Rootabaga Stories ‎(LP)Caedmon RecordsTC1089US1958


Original copy has Caedmon catalogue sleeve.

Side A, "Three Stories About The Finding Of The Zigzag Railroad, The Pigs With Bibs On, The Circus Clown Ovens, The Village Of Liver-And-Onions, The Village Of Cream Puffs," was originally published as the opening section of Rootabaga Stories .
B1 to B4 were originally published in Rootabaga Pigeons .


  • Matrix / Runout (very faintly etched Side 1): Side 1: TC 1089A-2 TES AIL
  • Matrix / Runout (very faintly etched Side 2): Side 2: TC 1089B-2 TES


  • Copyright (c) – Caedmon Publishers


Presents Sandburg's fanciful, humorous tales peopled with such characters as the Potato Face Blind Man, the Blue Wind Boy, and many others. Presents Sandburg's : Rootabaga Stories. Author: Carl Sandburg. Illustrator: Maud Petersham. Miska Petersham. Start of this project gutenberg ebook rootabaga stories . Produced by Betsie Bush, ronnie sahlberg and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at This file was made using scans of public domain material from the Children's Books Online - Rosetta Project. The balloons floated and filled the sky. Carl sandburg. Author of Slabs of the Sunburnt West, Smoke. and Steel, Chicago Poems, Cornhuskers. Rootabaga Stories is a collection of fanciful tales that Carl Sandburg originally told as bedtime stories for his three daughters. Some of his interests as a poet, folksinger, and social activist find their way into the stories, but in lighthearted ways. He won three Pulitzer Prizes: two for his poetry and one for his biography of Abraham Lincoln. During his lifetime, Sandburg was widely regarded as a major figure in contemporary literature, especially for volumes of his collected verse, including Chicago Poems 1916, Cornhuskers 1918, and Smoke and Steel 1920. He enjoyed unrivaled appeal as a poet in his day, perhaps because the. Carl Sandburg is beloved by generations of children for his Rootabaga Stories and Rootabaga Pigeons which is not in the public domain, a series of whimsical, sometimes melancholy stories he originally created for his own daughters. The Rootabaga Stories were born of Sandburg's desire for American fairy tales to match American childhood. He felt that the European stories involving royalty and knights were inappropriate, and so populated his stories with animals, skyscrapers, trains, corn fairies, and other colorful characters. Carl Sandburg, winner of Pulitzer Prizes both for his biography of Abraham Lincoln and for his COMPLETE POEMS, explores another genre in ROOTABAGA STORIES, fairy tales that he wrote for his daughters. When asked how he wrote the stories, Sandburg replied, The children asked questions, and I answered them. The ROOTABAGA STORIES are unconventional in almost every way. Unlike traditional fairy tales, they have no perfect princesses and evil witches. They are American fairy tal AMERICAN FAIRY TALES. A collection of bedtime stories that Carl Sandburg wrote for his daughters. They are very self-consciously American so no princesses here. The language is fun to read aloud, the stories are very short, and they are much more about repeated words and phrases than they are about plot. they are easy to fall asleep to. Проверенная покупка: да Состояние товара: Подержанные. Вам также могут понравиться. Текущий слайд CURRENT SLIDE из TOTAL SLIDES- Вам также могут понравиться. Biographies & True Stories Music Hardcover Books. He won three Pulitzer Prizes, two for his poetry and another for a biography of Abraham Lincoln. Mencken called Carl Sandburg indubitably an American in every pulse-beat. Sandburg wrote three children's books in Elmhurst, Rootabaga Stories, in 1922, followed by Rootabaga Pigeons 1923, and Potato Face 1930. Sandburg also wrote Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years, a two volume biography in 1926, The American Songbag 1927, and a book of poems Good Morning, America 1928 in Elmhurst. Carl Sandburg was a famous multiple Pulitzer Prize winner writer and poet. Read more about the life and the works of this prolific writer in the following article. During his lifetime, he won three Pulitzer Prizes, two for his poetry and another for a biography of Abraham Lincoln. He is also remembered for his works for children like, Rootabaga Stories and Rootabaga Pigeons. In 1959, Sandburg was awarded a Grammy Award for Best Performance - Documentary Or Spoken Word for his recording of Aaron Copland's Lincoln Portrait with the New York Philharmonic
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