1 sound disc (ca. 18 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book ( p. : col. ill.)
Accompanying book illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.
Book published: New York : Dial Books, c 1994.
"Read A-long CD" to be used with book of the same title.
Track 1: With page-turn signals. Track 2: Without page-turn signals.
Music composed by Crystal Taliefero.
Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson.
Based on the famous African American folk ballad 'John Henry', this story tells of the legendary contest to the death between a spirited man with a hammer and a steam drill to build a tunnel through the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia.