WHEN THE MISSISSIPPI WAS WILD by Le-Grand

WHEN THE MISSISSIPPI WAS WILD

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KIRKUS REVIEW

Splashy, boisterous green and black pictures and a he-man text liven the legend of Mike Fink and how he tamed the Mississippi by fighting Old Al, the storm-making alligator. After a whooping, hollering search all the way from Wahoo Crossing to Oquawka and back to Catfish Point, big Mike and his dog Henry tie up old Al's tail and settlers can cross the river in safety. A salubrious and vigorous bit of American grandiosity to add to the author's previous ""read alouds"" of legendary material- Cap'n Dow and the Hole in the and .

Pub Date: Aug. 11th, 1952
Publisher: Abingdon-Cokesbury