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McBroom and the Beanstalk

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 7
Categories: Tall Tale



Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 5, Num 2, Oct 1977

Story Summary

A bean planted in the McBroom's unbelievably rich soil grows so fast and so long it starts to terrorize the town. When McBroom tries to warn everyone, he wins the liars contest at the local fair.