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THE CHECKER PLAYING HOUND DOG

Tall Tales from a Southwestern Storyteller

by Joe Hayes
illustrated by Lucy Jelinek
Out of Stock
$11.95


Do you know what a tall tale is? Well, if you dont youd better read this book. Some of these tales are even taller than Joe Hayes! Like, did you ever hear of a dog that knows how to play checkers? (Hes really not that smart: he loses more times than he wins.)

Product Details

10-digit ISBN0-933553-05-6
FormatPaperback
LanguageEnglish
Also Available InTape
Page Count80
RightsAll Rights Available
Stories include:
  • My Pet Rattlesnake
  • A Bucketful of Dust
  • Flying Fish
  • Ice Eggs
  • My Pet Catfish
  • Some Great Bait
  • The Checker Playing Hound Dog
  • The Frog Leg Harvest
  • A Tall Christmas Tale
  • A Stack of Fog
  • The Water Silo
  • Hard Boiled Eggs
  • Trick Lightning
  • High Wind
  • My Alarm Clock
  • The Lodgepole Toothpick
  • The Split Dog
  • The Gum Chewing Rattler
  • Fur-Bearing Fish
  • The Inside Out Coyote.


  • Listen to The Checker Playing Hound Dog on audiocassette!

    Read more about that bubble-toting rattler in the illustrated hardback book version of The Gum-Chewing Rattler!

    Watch Joe Hayes tell the first story in the collection, My Pet Rattlesnake, in this free, online video, part of the Joe Hayes Storytelling Collection.

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