Books: Poet's Prattle

POTATO FACE—Carl Sandburg—Harcourt. Brace ($1.50).

Poet Carl Sandburg's fairy tales are neither as popular nor as winsome as English Author Alan Alexander Milne's, but they have their own queer charm.

These are tales of the Potato Face Blind Man, who likes to spin yarns to little girls about moonlight, spiders, rats, elephants; of Yonder the Yinder, "a long spike of a boy with a burning bean for a head, and his eyes full of spears, spads and spitches;" about the man with long arms who held up the sky when it was falling but...

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