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Paul Bunyan : the invention of an American legend  Cover Image Book Book

Paul Bunyan : the invention of an American legend / Noah Van Sciver ; with stories and art by Marlena Myles ; introduction by Lee Francis IV ; postscript by Deondre Smiles.

Van Sciver, Noah, (author,, illustrator.). Myles, Marlena, 1981- (author,, illustrator.).


"In a humorous graphic novel set in Minnesota around 1914, we see W. B. Laughead, an advertising manager for a lumber company, spin the Paul Bunyan tall tales. Highlights the impact of clear-cutting old-growth forests. With contributions by Native authors as well as historical maps, photos, and a bibliography."

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781662665226
  • ISBN: 1662665229
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Toon Books, 2023.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 7+ Toon Books.
Grades 4-6 Toon Books.
Subject: Bunyan, Paul (Legendary character) > Comic books, scripts, etc.
Logging > United States > History > Comic books, scripts, etc.
Genre: Graphic novels.
Historical comics.

Available copies

  • 6 of 7 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lebanon-Laclede County.


  • 0 current holds with 7 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Lebanon-Laclede County Library J Van Sciver (Text) 3803858798 Middle Reader New Title Available -

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