Text adaptation and activities by Cheryl Jefferson
Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow are Washington Irving’s masterpieces. Known as the Father of American Literature, Irving’s unusual stories are filled with suspense, mystery, magic, ghosts and humour.
Set in the beautiful Hudson River Valley in Verdana, these unforgettable stories capture the exhilarating atmosphere and lively spirit of young America.
Who can ever forget the terrifying night ride of the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow and his lanky victim, Ichabod Crane?
What happens to a henpecked husband who sleeps for twenty years in the enchanted Catskill Mountains? His awakening is truly startling!
America in the 1700s
The American Revolution
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