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Grab your wide-brimmed hat, chaps, and spurs–let’s round ’em up and move ’em along! The cowboys of the West are going on a cattle drive!

In words and pictures, Gail Gibbons captures all the excitement and adventure of cowboy life. Her colorful watercolors re-create cowboys’ clothing, equipment, and lifestyle, and the lively text includes descriptions of famous cowboys and cowgirls, as well as historical facts.

True to Gail Gibbons’s fine reputation as a nonfiction author for kids, Cowboys and Cowgirls will delight, excite, and inform any young buckaroo.

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Reader Reviews


Praise for Cowboys and Cowgirls: Yippee-Yay!:
"Almost everything kids ever wanted to know about cowboys is packed into this colorful picture book." --Booklist

Praise for Exploring the Deep, Dark Sea:

"An evocative and fact-filled entrée to oceanography, this'll whet kids' appetites for more technical and detailed approaches." --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Praise for Knights in Shining Armor:
"Children won't want to surrender this book, so buy multiple copies." --Booklist

"A shining example of the type of non-fiction that Gibbons does well." --School Library Journal

Praise for Pirates: Robbers of the High Seas:

"A successful melding of fun and fact." --Booklist

Praise for Recycle! A Handbook for Kids:
"Attractive and timely, an excellent introduction." --Kirkus Reviews

"Here's Gibbons, doing what she does best--taking a subject that's interesting to kids (and part of the curriculum), honing it down to the essential information, and presenting it in an appealing format." --Booklist
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