Mary Hamilton | Some Dog and Other Kentucky Wonders

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Some Dog and Other Kentucky Wonders

by Mary Hamilton

Mary retells stories from a wide variety of Kentucky narrative traditions -- Jack tale, ghost tale, tall tale, family anecdote, and personal narrative.
Genre: Kids/Family: Children's Storytelling
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Lazy Jack
12:50 $1.80
2. Stormwalker
9:44 $1.40
3. The Farmer's Daughter
13:01 $1.80
4. Some Dog
24:14 $3.40
5. Jeff Rides the Rides
4:25 $0.60
6. Jump Rope Kingdom
6:50 $0.99
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Album Notes
Stories include:
"Lazy Jack" about the time Jack got his first job.
"The Farmer's Smart Daughter" a Kentucky-collected version of folktale from Europe about a clever, clever young woman.
"Some Dog" a tall tale Mary set on the farm of her childhood and populated with her brothers and an incredible dog.
"Jeff Rides the Rides" a true story of Mary's youngest brother let loose on the midway for the first time.
"Jump Rope Kingdom" a true story of kindness remembered from Mary's first year of school.

Review Excerpts from earlier released audiocassette version:
"Mary Hamilton's carefully chosen stories from Kentucky and Appalachia are told with vigor and humor. 'Some Dog' becomes so alive that after hearing his adventures, listeners will be on the look out to return him to his home in Kentucky." The Elementary School Library Collection, 20th edition

"The ancient art of storytelling comes to life in Mary Hamilton's warm, back-porch delivery...Great fun and great listening." Booklist, 5/15/93



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bill cunningham

This is Some CD!
She will make you laugh. She will make you cry. Mary Hamilton lays down a series of tales from the south and from the heart. There's something each of these stories for everyone, young and old, and you will walk away with a smile on your face, just looking to share these tales with all your friends.