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Pecos Bill
Contributor(s): Kellogg, Steven (Author), Robb, Laura (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0688099246     ISBN-13: 9780688099244
Publisher: HarperCollins
OUR PRICE: $6.79  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: September 1992

Annotation: Who was America's most famous cowboy? Why, Pecos Bill, of course. This tall-tale hero of the Lone Star state never had a lick of trouble with anything untilk he tried to harness a horse named Lightning and woo a woman named Slewfoot Sue. So saddle up, all you city slickers, and take a ride with the incredible Pecos Bill. Full-color illustrations.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Legends, Myths, Fables - General
Dewey: 398.220
LCCN: 86000784
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: Preschool-3
Lexile Measure: 1040 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Physical Information: 0.15" H x 8.33" W x 11.08" (0.46 lbs) 48 pages
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Maps, Price on Product
Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 07/27/1992
Publishers Weekly 09/28/1992
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 18685
Reading Level: 5.7   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
The anecdotes associated with Texas's fabled cowboy hero burst from the pages in rapid succession, Kellogg's robust illustrations enlarging and enriching the energetic text.--School Library Journal. A read-aloud treat....One of Kellogg's best.--Booklist.

Contributor Bio(s): Kellogg, Steven: -

Steven Kellogg was "moved by the simplicity, the subtleties, and the poignance of the writing in this story." He welcomed the opportunity to reillustrate it in full color. Mr. Kellogg is an award-winning author and illustrator who has created more than 100 children's books, including The Three Little Pigs, Paul Bunyan, Johnny Appleseed, and Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett. He is the illustrator of Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town and The Baby Beebee Bird. Mr. Kellogg is a recipient of the David McCord Citation and the Regina Medal for his distinguished contribution to children's literature. He lives with his wife, Helen, in upstate New York.

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