John Henry vs. the Mighty Steam Drill (American Folk Legends) (Paperback)

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By Cari Meister, Victor Rivas (Illustrator)
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Ever hear of a feller named John Henry? They say he was born with a 10 pound hammer in his hand As a man, John was the fastest steel drivin' man helpin' to build the railroad. So when a stranger challenged mighty John to take on a steam drill, what do you think that John Henry did? Kick off yer' boots and listen to this fascinatin' tale of John Henry and the steam drill.

About the Author

Cari Meister has written more than 130 books for children, including the Tiny series (Penguin) and the Fast Forward Fairy Tales series (Scholastic). Cari is a school librarian. She loves to visit other schools and libraries and talk about the joy of reading and writing. Cari lives in the mountains of Colorado, with her husband, four boys, one horse, and one dog. You can find out more about her at

Product Details
ISBN: 9781479554478
ISBN-10: 1479554472
Publisher: Picture Window Books
Publication Date: July 1st, 2014
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: American Folk Legends

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