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Author Chase, Richard, 1904-1988.

Title The Jack tales : told by R.M. Ward and his kindred in the Beech Mountain section of western North Carolina and by other descendants of Council Harmon (1803-1896) elsewhere in the southern mountains; with three tales from Wise County, Virigina / set down from these sources and edited by Richard Chase ; with an appendix compiled by Herbert Halpert ; and illustrated by Berkekey Williams, Jr.

Publication Info. New York : Houghton Mifflin Co., [2003?]


Location Call No. Status
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Basement Materials  J 398.22 CHA    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Children's Department  J398 CHA    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Children's Department  J 398.2735 CHASE    Check Shelf
 Windsor Locks Public Library - Children's Department  J 398.273 CHA    Check Shelf
Description xviii, 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1943.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Jack in the Giants' Newground -- Jack and the Bull -- Jack and the Bean Tree -- Jack and the Robbers -- Jack and the North West Wind -- Jack and the Varmits -- Big Jack and Little Jack -- Sop Doll! -- Jack and the King's Girl -- Fill, Bowl! Fill! -- Hardy Hardhead -- Old Fire Dragaman -- Jack and the Doctor's Girl -- Cat'n Mouse! -- Jack and King Marock -- Jack's Hunting Trips -- Heifer Hide -- Soldier Jack -- Appendix and parallels -- Glossary.
Summary A collection of folk tales from the southern Appalachians that center on a single character, the irrepressible Jack.
Subject Jack tales -- Appalachian Region, Southern.
Folklore -- North Carolina -- Juvenile literature.
Folklore -- North Carolina.
Added Author Halpert, Herbert, 1911-2000.
Williams, Berkeley, 1904-1976.
Ward, R. M. (R. Monroe), 1875-1944.
Spine Title Folk tales from the Southern Appalachians
ISBN 0618346937
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