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A Reading Resource for Kids, Parents, and Teachers

By Ox and Axe

Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 4, 5, 6
Page count: 6



Appeared in

The Quilliad, Issue 6, November 2015

Story Summary

In a wonderful parable for today's world, Paul Bunyan falls asleep for 200 years after clear-cutting a giant northern forest only to wake in a warmer, climate altered world. He quickly learns the technique of sustainable cutting and signs up for timber detail on distant colonized planets. Sort of a Paul Bunyan meets Rip Van Winkle meets Isaac Asimov.