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30 in 30: Day 15 (in which I am fairly whimsical about the Rootabaga Country)

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Your “comfort” book Rootabaga Stories by Carl Sandberg. I first read this book when I was fairly young. The stories ‘were born of Sandburg’s desire for “American fairy tales” to match American childhood. He felt that the European stories involving royalty and knights were inappropriate, and so set his stories in a fictionalized American Midwest called “the Rootabaga country” filled with farms,… Read more »