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Grab your wide-brimmed hat, chaps, and spurs -- Learn all about cowboys and cowgirls with favorite nonfiction author and illustrator Gail Gibbons as your guide!
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.
"Almost everything kids ever wanted to know about cowboys is packed into this colorful picture book." -- Booklist
Don't miss these other favorite nonfiction books by Gail Gibbons:
Knights in Shining Armor
Tell Me, Tree
About the Author
Gail Gibbons has written more than 140 books and has been called a "master of picture book nonfiction" by Booklist. The Washington Post has said "Gail Gibbons has taught more preschoolers and early readers about the world than any other children's writer-illustrator." In recognition of her "distinguished contribution to children's literature," Gail was awarded the Regina Medal Award. She is also the recipient of the Children's Book Guild of Washington, DC Nonfiction Book Award. Gail's informational books cover a vast range of topics and have received innumerable awards and honors that range from American Library Association Notable Children's Books to National Science Teachers Association - Children's Book Council Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children to International Reading Association - Children's Book Council (IRA-CBC) Children's Choice Books, beloved by young readers across the country. She divides her time between Vermont and Matinicus Island, Maine.
"Almost everything kids ever wanted to know about cowboys is packed into this colorful picture book."