The Great Train Race: The Day Trottin' Sally Beat the Carolina Special

The Great Train Race: The Day Trottin' Sally Beat the Carolina Special


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(Children's Book)
Trotting Sally is the legendary fiddle playing Carolina folk hero who could outrun horses and automobiles, as well as make his violin talk. While playing down at the local train station he was challenged to race the Carolina Special, a passenger train, twelve miles down the line to the next depot. Without hesitation he accepted the challenge. All eyes were on Trotting Sally when he took his position at the starting line. Get on your mark, get set and.....BANG! (32pg.)

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781548685225
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 09/01/2017
Pages: 34
Sales rank: 797,159
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.09(d)

About the Author

Author Johnny Thomas Fowler is a professional storyteller, award winning old-time musician, and popular radio host from Boiling Springs, South Carolina. He is the author of Trotting Sally: The Roots and Legacy of a Folk Hero (Kennedy Free Press). He is a South Carolina Community Scholar, a Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Recipient, and a featured subject in the book Southern Appalachian Storytellers by Saundra Gerrell Kelly (McFarland).

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