SALLY ANN THUNDER ANN WHIRLWIND CROCKETT by Caren Lee Cohen

SALLY ANN THUNDER ANN WHIRLWIND CROCKETT

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Guessably, tall-tale shenanigans with a feminist twist--wherein Davy Crockett's putative spouse, Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind, teaches his old antagonist Mike Fink a lesson. To hear tell, S.A.T.A.W. is a sheer marvel: ""She could stomp a litter of wildcats and smash a band of starving wolves. She could outscream an eagle and outclaw a mountain lion."" But to watch her in action--long carrot ringlets akimbo, snake-belt hissing, sparks shooting from her mouth--is to see a frontier Amazon/Medusa in full cry. And it's chiefly Dewey's gleeful, ingenuous depiction of the outlandish goings-on, with our doughty heroine batteringa waggish Mike Fink to a pulp, that makes this prospective fun. . . for the once-weaker sex in particular.

Pub Date: March 18th, 1985
Publisher: Greenwillow