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Pecos Bill (Legendary character)

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Works: 156 works in 308 publications in 2 languages and 18,992 library holdings
Genres: Legends  Juvenile works  Drama  Folklore  Fiction  Graphic novels  History  Comic books, strips, etc  Tall tales 
Classifications: PZ8.1.K3, 398.2209764
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Publications about Pecos Bill (Legendary character)
Most widely held works about Pecos Bill (Legendary character)
    Pecos Bill : a tall tale by Steven Kellogg( Book )
    14 editions published between 1986 and 1992 in English and Spanish and held by 3,113 libraries worldwide
    Incidents from the life of Pecos Bill, from his childhood among the coyotes to his unusual wedding day
    Pecos Bill, the greatest cowboy of all time by James Cloyd Bowman( Book )
    22 editions published between 1937 and 2007 in English and held by 1,965 libraries worldwide
    "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."
    Tall tale ( visu )
    5 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 967 libraries worldwide
    The dynamic Pecos Bill teams with larger-than-life heroes Paul Bunyan and John Henry to help a brave young man in the fight against a greedy land-grabber who'll stop at nothing to get his hands on the deed to the youngster's family farm
    Pecos Bill by Brian Gleeson( visu )
    14 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 867 libraries worldwide
    An animated story about Pecos Bill, the brother of coyotes, creator of the Great Salt Lake, and rider of cyclones
    Pecos Bill by Eric Blair( Book )
    6 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 732 libraries worldwide
    A retelling of the tall tale about Pecos Bill
    Pecos Bill by Ariane Dewey( Book )
    3 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 658 libraries worldwide
    An account of the remarkable exploits of legendary hero Pecos Bill
    Pecos Bill by Brian Gleeson( Book )
    5 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and held by 633 libraries worldwide
    Presents tall tales about one of America's favorite heroes, Pecos Bill
    Pecos Bill by Brian Gleeson( Sound Recording )
    18 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 585 libraries worldwide
    A very tall tale about the brother of the howling coyote, inventor of the lariat, and the creator of the Great Salt Lake
    Pecos Bill by Stephen Krensky( Book )
    4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 576 libraries worldwide
    Relates some of the exploits of Pecos Bill, the extraordinary cowboy who was raised by coyotes, rode a mountain lion, and used a rattle snake as a rope
    Pecos Bill and Lightning by Leigh Peck( Book )
    8 editions published between 1940 and 1968 in English and held by 565 libraries worldwide
    Relates the lore of Pecos Bill from his childhood with coyotes to the loss of his almost-bride, Lightfoot Sue
    Pecos Bill, Texas cowpuncher by Harold W Felton( Book )
    4 editions published between 1949 and 1961 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
    The story fo the life of Pecos Bill
    New tall tales of Pecos Bill by Harold W Felton( Book )
    2 editions published between 1958 and 1963 in English and held by 541 libraries worldwide
    The American legendary hero, Bill-- how he invented the sourdough biscuit and how he conquered the Sockdolager of the Sea so that the state of California was pulled out of shape
    Pecos Bill by Bill Balcziak( Book )
    1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
    Presents the story of the baby Pecos Bill being raised by coyotes and his eventual marriage to Slue-Foot Sue, another legend from the American Southwest
    Pecos Bill, colossal cowboy by Sean Tulien( Book )
    2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
    "Tossed from a wagon and raised by coyotes, Pecos Bill had a strange childhood to say the least. As he grows up, this Texas-sized cowboy wrestles with wolves, grapples with a wild mare, and rides a mountain lion without even breaking a sweat! Pecos Bill is able to tame the Wild West with ease, but soon he faces an even bigger challenge, a rampaging cyclone the likes of which no one has ever seen! Pecos Bill must try to rein this wild storm in, or it will lay waste to the great American frontier."--Amazon.com
    Shelley Duvall's Tall tales & legends ( visu )
    4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 422 libraries worldwide
    Raised by coyotes, Pecos Bill becomes the cowboy that puts the 'wild' in the Wild West. His daring adventure to save the state of Texas from drought proves that acts of selflessness and bravery are never forgotten
    Pecos Bill and the long lasso by Elizabeth Black Carmer( Book )
    3 editions published between 1968 and 1970 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
    The legend of the incredible Pecos Bill, including how he lassoed the handle of the Little Dipper in order to spill its water on drought parched Texas
    Pecos Bill rides a tornado by Wyatt Blassingame( Book )
    1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
    The fabled hero of cattle country tames a tornado and turns it into an obedient breeze
    Pecos Bill and the mustang by Harold W Felton( Book )
    5 editions published between 1965 and 1970 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
    The wild tale of Pecos Bill and how he got his first horse and became the first cowboy
    Pecos Bill by Nanci A Lyman( Book )
    1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 375 libraries worldwide
    Recounts the life of Pecos Bill from the time he was raised with coyotes, to his completely changing and improving the art of cowpunching, to his final disappearance and the possible reasons for it
    Pecos Bill finds a horse by Kathy Darling( Book )
    1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
    In need of a mount, Pecos Bill tries a wildcat and a bear, and finally teams up with a legendary mustang
 
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