The Book of Cowboys ePUB ¼ The Book PDF/EPUB or

The Book of Cowboys[PDF / Epub] ☄ The Book of Cowboys Author Holling Clancy Holling – Varanus.us Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive We are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive We are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

The Book of Cowboys ePUB ¼ The Book  PDF/EPUB or
  • ebook
  • 132 pages
  • The Book of Cowboys
  • Holling Clancy Holling
  • 14 October 2019
  • 1447492870

    10 thoughts on “The Book of Cowboys ePUB ¼ The Book PDF/EPUB or


  1. says:

    A wealth of information is presented through a basic story There are a few full color plates, but I wish the rest of the illustrations were larger as there is a lot of detail in them.


  2. says:

    This is a GREAT book if you want to know anything about cowboys, their horses, the cattle they herd, the equipment they use bridles and bits and saddles and such , etc It is presented in a very thorough, yet extremely readable, manner with many excellent pencil illustrations and a few beautiful full page color illustrations The plot is simple, but keeps the book flowing, as the author teaches the basics I loved this book and learned a lot This book is a great reference volume on a variety o This is a GREAT book if you want to know anything about cowboys, their horses, the cattle they herd, the equipment they use bridles and bits and saddles and such , etc It is presented in a very thorough, yet extremely readable, manner with many excellent pencil illustrations and a few beautiful full page color illustrations The plot is simple, but keeps the book flowing, as the author teaches the basics I loved this book and learned a lot This book is a great reference volume on a variety of cowboy subjects.Some things I learned How cowboys and ranching all began, including how adobe houses are constructed, the details of branding originated with the Mexicans , why horses are shoed to protect their feet in the rocky foothils , why animals buck A muskox, in the Arcitc regions, bucks beautiful A bufalo is one of the wildest buckers on four legs p 84 , why sucking the venom out of a rattlesnake doesn t harm the person The venom has to be injected into the blood stream to be dangerous p 101 , etc.Mesa is the Spanish word table Mesas were formed when rivers gnawed out deep canyons from the rock and soil, leaving flat topped pieces of land between the canyons which looked like a giagantic jig saw puzzle The Spanish called them mesas Horses and cows get up from their bedding grounds in different waysa horse hoists his front end up first, while a cow starts with her rump In lying down, a cow flops first to her kneews, a horse to his hocks pp 34 35 I have a 1936 hardbound volume of this book, but plan to give it to my daughter in law, Dene , for her birthday this month as she loves horses and riding I hope she will enjoy it as much as I did


  3. says:

    A favorite book of mine after moving to Texas for two years in 1960 I spent hours reading this book and day dreaming as a kid about wild adventures and fighting bandits against all odds.


  4. says:

    I have the original edition and every year or so, I re read it to soak up all the information I know I will find there about everything cowboys from How cows get up differently from horses to why cattle are branded and how saddles are made The plot is slight and the adventures simple, although it is nice to see both a boy and girl as equal protagonists.The illustrations are not as plentiful and colorful as most of the later Holling books, but there are still some of every page This is a well w I have the original edition and every year or so, I re read it to soak up all the information I know I will find there about everything cowboys from How cows get up differently from horses to why cattle are branded and how saddles are made The plot is slight and the adventures simple, although it is nice to see both a boy and girl as equal protagonists.The illustrations are not as plentiful and colorful as most of the later Holling books, but there are still some of every page This is a well worth selection to give to any child who is interested in what and who cowboys were and, sometimes, still are


  5. says:

    Phenomenal book Over sized children s book about cowboys and the history of the west Great artwork, great historical information, great fictional storyline I have the original 1936 edition and have read it a dozen times.


  6. says:

    The framing narrative of this has not aged particularly well I think it seemed old fashioned already in the 1970s but the detail on the world of the old west, the quality of the illustrations, and its function as a platform for imagination remain strong.


  7. says:

    Cute story line and gives lots of good details of ranch life, with great illustrations.


  8. says:

    Last read July 27, 2014First Read June 18, 2013

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