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Cowboy Small (1949)

by Lois Lenski

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Cowboy Small is a great book just like the rest of the series that Lois Lenski wrote. Cowboy Small lives the life of a cowboy. He enjoys his time being a cowboy. Children who lives on a farm or wants to become a cowboy or cowgirl would enjoy this book. ( )
  MaryEttaJ | Apr 26, 2013 |
i would have liked this as a kid as i desperately wanted to be a cow girl and marry the sherif. i even had guns! ( )
  mahallett | Mar 25, 2012 |
This book describes Cowboy Small's day with his horse, his ranch duties and a rodeo. ( )
  kidlit9 | Feb 19, 2012 |
Cowboy small is a great easy read about little boy who lives the life of a real cowboy fixing fences and rounding up the cattle. Cowboy small is a book of little words and great pictures but get to the point.

I love this book and although it is a book for a young crowd the pictures are amazing

I would use this book in an art class to demonstrate to the children that a good book doesn’t mean a lot of words that pictures can do the job just as well. I would ask the children to create there own picture book using as little words as possible and to let the pictures tell the story. ( )
  HollyRogers | Apr 17, 2011 |
Lois Lenski stories are priceless and Cowboy Small doesn't disappoint it's audience at all. This is a great early reader book for any child. Before the story begins, Lenski included in this work, a brief cowboy glossary so the cowboy jargon doesn't take away from the story itself. Cowboy Small is an old-fashioned cowboy. He fixes fences, rounds up cattle, brands animals and rides in a rodeo ring. This book might be stereotyping cowboys of the wild west a little bit, but it is cute and to a point fairly factual. Cowboy Small gives some insight into a life style that has almost been extinguished in modern America. ( )
  srssrs | Nov 27, 2009 |
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Cowboy Small takes good care of his horse, rides the range, helps in the roundup, and rides a bucking bronco.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0375810757, Hardcover)

Cowboy Small takes good care of his horse, Cactus. In return, Cactus helps Cowboy Small get work done on the range. Together they round up cattle for branding and live the good life. At night, Cowboy Small eats at the chuck wagon, sings with his friends, and sleeps under the stars.

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Cowboy Small takes good care of his horse, rides the range, helps in the roundup, and rides a bucking bronco.

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