Brad Woodard

bradwwoodard: “ Day I have really started to enjoy working in this style creating basic, solid geometric shapes to create the main forms, and then using dry brushes or charcoal pencils to do all.

Paul Bunyan is a giant lumberjack in American folklore.  His exploits revolve around the tall tales of his superhuman labors, and he is customarily accompanied by Babe the Blue Ox.  The character originated in the oral tradition of North American loggers and was later popularized by freelance writer William B. Laughead (1882–1958) in a 1916 promotional pamphlet for the Red River Lumber Company.

Paul bunyon- American folklore: a giant lumberjack that is accompanied by a giant blue ox named Babe.

I love Paul Bunyan. Paul Bunyan was a mighty man; a mighty man was he.

Shaw Nielsen illustration and Minnesota folklore. Paul Bunyan and his blue Ox Babe. Once Paul dragged his ax behind him and it carved out the grand canyon.

Paul Bunyan and Babe Illustration by JAMES BERNARDIN

Paul Bunyan was a giant lumberjack who was generally depicted as working in the Midwest forest. Tall tales of Bunyan depicted his giant size and superhuman strength. Many tales features Bunyan with his blue ox, Babe.

Paul Bunyan Statue; Bemidji, MN

Top 50 American Roadside Attractions

As the mythical hero of lumberjack camps nationwide, many Paul Bunyan statues dot roadsides across the U. But there is one that stands out among the pack. The boxy Bunyan in Bemidji, Minnesota is.

Traditional: Paul Bunyan by: Stephen Krensky From a young age, it was clear that…

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Fairy Tales Paul Bunyan Print

Tall Tales Story Mapping & Literature Circles!

Student Activity The student will read or listen to American folktales and explain how they characterize our national heritage. The study will include John Henry, Johnny Appleseed, Davy Crockett, Paul Bunyan, and Annie Oakley.

Tall Tales: Paul Bunyan Worksheet

Tall Tales: Paul Bunyan

Introduce your young learner to the tall tale with these wacky coloring pages. While he's coloring, you might want to tell him a tall tale or two!