Pecos Bill by Steven Kellogg

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"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.

About Steven Kellogg

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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. Steven Kellogg lives in upstate New York.
Published September 1, 1992 by Perfection Learning. 1 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment, Political & Social Sciences, History. Fiction

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He cavorts with bighorn sheep and wrestles a giant rattlesnake until he squeezes out every drop of venom, ""leaving it skinny as a rope and mild as a goldfish."" He also tackles a critter who's part grizzly, part puma, part gorilla, and part tarantula, revolutionizes ranching, and acquires a feis...

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A rootin'-tootin' hero of ``the rugged pioneer days'' comes to glorious life in Kellogg's characteristically antic prose and pictures.

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