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What If You Met a Cowboy?

Jan Adkins; Illustrations by the author

Roaring Brook Press

You know all about cowboys, right? They're the good guys in the white hats, carrying six-shooters and wearing fancy boots.

Well, no. Cowboys weren't like that at all. Come inside and meet Jake Peavy. He's the real deal. Jake's a crackerjack cattle herder but he wears a grubby hat and he limps from when that horse fell on him. He's small, wiry, has bad teeth, and it's been a while since he washed. Come spend some time with Jake, his saddlemates, and his fleas. You'll learn all about riding the range, roping dogies, and surviving in the down-and-dirty world that was the REAL wild West.

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  • Jan Adkins; Illustrations by the author

  • Jan Adkins is the author of books including Bridges: From My Side to Yours and What If You Met a Knight? He lives in the San Francisco Bay area.
  • Jan Adkins
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What If You Met a Cowboy?

Jan Adkins; Illustrations by the author

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Roaring Brook Press

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