Tom Twist

DESCRIPTION: "Tom Twist was a wonderful fellow; No boy was so nimble and strong." Shipwrecked among cannibals, he escapes; he rides a condor to China and is made a mandarin; he at last returns home, then somersaults out the window and far away
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1930 (Flanders and Brown)
KEYWORDS: travel ship cannibalism talltale
REFERENCES (3 citations):
Flanders/Brown, pp. 173-176, "Tom Twist" (1 text, tune referenced)
Hubbard, #174, "Tom Twist" (1 text)

Roud #5448
File: FlBr173

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