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Rootabaga pigeons, by Carl Sandburg ... illustrations and decorations by Maud and Miska Petersham

Label
Rootabaga pigeons
Title
Rootabaga pigeons
Statement of responsibility
by Carl Sandburg ... illustrations and decorations by Maud and Miska Petersham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents Sandburg's fanciful, humorous tales peopled with such characters as the Potato Face Blind Man and many others
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1878-1967
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sandburg, Carl
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fairy tales
  • Children's stories, American
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Rootabaga pigeons, by Carl Sandburg ... illustrations and decorations by Maud and Miska Petersham
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • How Bozo the Button Buster busted all his buttons when a mouse came
  • How Googler and Gaggler, the two Christmas babies, came home with monkey wrenches
  • How Johnny the Wham sleeps in money all the time and Joe the Wimp shines and sees things
  • How Deep Red Roses goes back and forth between the clock and the looking glass
  • How Pinky Peony sent Spuds, the ballplayer, up to pick four moons
  • How Dippy the Wisp and Slip Me Liz came in the moonshine where Potato Face Blind Man sat with his accordion
  • How Hot Balloons and his pigeon daughters crossed over into the Rootabaga Country
  • How two sweetheart dippies sat in the moonlight on a lumber yard fence and heard about the Sooners and the Boomers
  • The haystack cricket and how things are different up in the moon towns
  • Why the big ball game between Hot Grounders and the Grandstanders was a hot game
  • The skyscraper to the moon and how the green rat with the rheumatism ran a thousand miles twice
  • The Huckabuck family and how they raised pop corn in Nebraska and quit and came back
  • Yang Yang and Hoo Hoo, or, The song of the left foot of the shadow of the goose
  • How a skyscraper and a railroad train got picked up and carried away from Pig's Eye Valley far in the Pickax Mountains
  • Pig Wisps
  • Kiss Me
  • Blue silver
  • Slipfoot and how he nearly always never gets what he goes after
  • Many, many weddings in one corner house
  • Shush, Shush, the big buff banty hen who laid an egg in the postmaster's hat
  • How Ragbag Mammy kept her secret while the wind blew away the village of Hat Pins
  • How six pigeons came back to Hatrack the Horse after many accidents and six telegrams
  • How the three wild Babylonian baboons went away in the rain eating bread and butter
  • How six umbrellas took off their straw hats to show respect for the one big umbrella
Control code
1703910
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
ix, 218 pages
Lccn
23012908
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, plates, color frontispiece
System control number
(WaOLN)1293842
Label
Rootabaga pigeons, by Carl Sandburg ... illustrations and decorations by Maud and Miska Petersham
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • How Bozo the Button Buster busted all his buttons when a mouse came
  • How Googler and Gaggler, the two Christmas babies, came home with monkey wrenches
  • How Johnny the Wham sleeps in money all the time and Joe the Wimp shines and sees things
  • How Deep Red Roses goes back and forth between the clock and the looking glass
  • How Pinky Peony sent Spuds, the ballplayer, up to pick four moons
  • How Dippy the Wisp and Slip Me Liz came in the moonshine where Potato Face Blind Man sat with his accordion
  • How Hot Balloons and his pigeon daughters crossed over into the Rootabaga Country
  • How two sweetheart dippies sat in the moonlight on a lumber yard fence and heard about the Sooners and the Boomers
  • The haystack cricket and how things are different up in the moon towns
  • Why the big ball game between Hot Grounders and the Grandstanders was a hot game
  • The skyscraper to the moon and how the green rat with the rheumatism ran a thousand miles twice
  • The Huckabuck family and how they raised pop corn in Nebraska and quit and came back
  • Yang Yang and Hoo Hoo, or, The song of the left foot of the shadow of the goose
  • How a skyscraper and a railroad train got picked up and carried away from Pig's Eye Valley far in the Pickax Mountains
  • Pig Wisps
  • Kiss Me
  • Blue silver
  • Slipfoot and how he nearly always never gets what he goes after
  • Many, many weddings in one corner house
  • Shush, Shush, the big buff banty hen who laid an egg in the postmaster's hat
  • How Ragbag Mammy kept her secret while the wind blew away the village of Hat Pins
  • How six pigeons came back to Hatrack the Horse after many accidents and six telegrams
  • How the three wild Babylonian baboons went away in the rain eating bread and butter
  • How six umbrellas took off their straw hats to show respect for the one big umbrella
Control code
1703910
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
ix, 218 pages
Lccn
23012908
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, plates, color frontispiece
System control number
(WaOLN)1293842

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