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Pecos Bill, the greatest cowboy of all time,

Author: James Cloyd Bowman
Publisher: Chicago, A. Whitman & Co., 1937.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Pecos Bill is legendary cowboy about whom have grown stories similar to the Paul Bunyan tales. Lost when a baby, reared by a coyote until he grew up, found by his brother and introduced to the life of the ranch, he became the cowboy extraordinary. These stories of his achievements are related by one who has specialized in American folklore."
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Genre/Form: Legends
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bowman, James Cloyd, 1880-1961.
Pecos Bill.
Chicago, A. Whitman & Co., 1937
(OCoLC)555804230
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Cloyd Bowman
OCLC Number: 1597368
Notes: "Junior press books."
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1938.
Description: 296 pages illustrations 23 cm
Contents: Pecos Bill becomes a cowboy. Pecos Bill becomes a coyote --
Pecos Bill discovers he is a human --
Pecos Bill meets a cowpuncher --
Pecos Bill becomes a cowpuncher. Modern cowpunching is invented and developed. Pecos Bill invents modern cowpunching --
Pecos teaches the cowboys to play --
Pecos Bill invents the perpetual motion ranch --
Pecos Bill gentles the devil's cavalry. Pecos Bill roams the southwest. Pecos Bill busts Pegasus --
Old Satan busts Pike's Peak --
Eyeglass Dude Englishmen --
Enter Slue-Foot Sue --
Cutting Pee-Wee's eye teeth --
Pecos Bill busts the cyclone --
The mysterious stranger --
Slue-Foot Sue dodges the moon. The passing of Pecos Bill. Rustlers deluxe --
The going of Pecos and Widow Maker --
The fabled demigod.
Responsibility: by James Cloyd Bowman ... pictures by Laura Bannon.

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"Pecos Bill is legendary cowboy about whom have grown stories similar to the Paul Bunyan tales. Lost when a baby, reared by a coyote until he grew up, found by his brother and introduced to the life of the ranch, he became the cowboy extraordinary. These stories of his achievements are related by one who has specialized in American folklore."

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