Dennis the Menace Giant #55 - Dennis the Menace Tall Stories
(Spring 1968)

Hallden; Fawcett, 1958 Series
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0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Fawcett Publications, Inc.
Brand
Fawcett
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Color
Color
Dimensions
Standard Silver Age U.S.
Paper Stock
Glossy cover; Newsprint interior
Binding
squarebound
Publishing Format
was ongoing series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

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Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

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Ya wanna play Robin Hood an' King Arthur an' those guys? Let's go!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell
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Indexer Notes

Inside front cover.

Tall Story (Table of Contents: 2)

Dennis the Menace / comic story / 19 pages (report information)

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...and so Robin Hood left Sherwood Forest, never to return. The End.
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Robin Hood; George Wilson; Little John; Joey McDonald; Sheriff of Nottingham; Martha Wilson; Tommy Anderson; Henry Mitchell; Alice Mitchell; Maid Marian; Margaret Wade
Synopsis
Dennis decides to play Robin Hood after Alice reads him the story. Then, on alternating pages, we see scenes of Robin followed by parallel events happening to Dennis.
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Dennis' Fables (Table of Contents: 3)

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Hi, Joey! Mom was just readin' me this book--Aesop's Fables.
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Joey McDonald; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
Dennis tells Joey about Androcles and the lion, the tortoise and the hare, the fox and the grapes, and the ant and the grasshopper.
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King Arthur (Table of Contents: 4)

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...and King Arthur and Lady Guinevere lived happily ever after.
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Henry Mitchell; Arthur (in dream); Black Knight (in dream); Guinevere (in dream); Merlin (in dream); Morgana (in dream)
Synopsis
After Henry reads to him about King Arthur, Dennis dreams that he goes back to Arthur's time.
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Mother Goose (Table of Contents: 5)

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If this is a book 'bout a mama goose where's all the baby gooses?
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell; Joey McDonald; Margaret Wade
Synopsis
Dennis reads some Mother Goose rhymes to Joey, and they make up some of their own.
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Alice in Wonderland (Table of Contents: 6)

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How silly!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Margaret Wade; Joey McDonald; Dennis Mitchell; Mrs. Wade; Alice Mitchell
Synopsis
After reading "Alice in Wonderland," things keep happening to Margaret that remind her of the book.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

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Once I pick up a book - I can't put it down 'til I finish it!
Genre
humor; children
Characters
Dennis Mitchell
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Indexer Notes

Inside back cover.

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Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    Dennis the Menace
  2. 1. ["Ya wanna play Robin Hood an' King Arthur an' those guys? Let's go!"]
    Dennis the Menace
  3. 2. Tall Story
    Dennis the Menace
  4. 3. Dennis' Fables
    Dennis the Menace
  5. 4. King Arthur
    Dennis the Menace
  6. 5. Mother Goose
    Dennis Mitchell
  7. 6. Alice in Wonderland
    Dennis the Menace
  8. 7. ["Once I pick up a book - I can't put it down 'til I finish it!"]
    Dennis the Menace
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