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Riding On A Range

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$7.95 paperback * 1-58685-036-9 * March < BR>6 x 8 in, 64 pp, color illustrations throughout< BR>Rights: W, Children's Activity Book< BR>This creative new activity book for kids brings to life the fun, romance, and hard work of being an old-fashioned cowboy. In Riding on a Range, kids will learn all about cowboys, from what their job entails to what they wear. They'll learn about the origin of the cowboy hat, the purpose of chaps and spurs, and the many uses for a bandana. Recipes for traditional cowboy food-beans and biscuits-are included, as well as plans for having your own cowboy roundup, sleeping in a bedroll under the stars. The book describes the rules and events of a rodeo and important things to remember when riding a horse. Activities are outlined to help kids create a wooden roping steer, design their own brand, and even try their hand at writing cowboy poetry. Filled with colorful illustrations, this book is brimming with ideas to help kids use their imaginations and loaded with activities they will enjoy all year long.< BR>Lawson Drinkard is also the author of Fishing in a Brook and Hiding in a Fort, other titles in this series of activity books for children. He lives in Keswick, VA.< BR>Fran Lee has illustrated and designed seven titles in this series of activity books. A native of Chicago, Fran currently lives with her husband in Portland, Oregon. < BR>


Riding For Ladies

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This work should be taken as following on, and in conjunction with, its predecessor on "Riding." In that publication will be found various chapters on Action, The Aids, Bits and Bitting, Leaping, Vice, and on other cognate subjects which, without undue repetition, cannot be reintroduced here. These subjects are of importance to and should be studied by all, of either sex, who aim at perfection in the accomplishment of Equitation, and who seek to control and manage the saddle-horse.


Riding For The Flag

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An epic story of a nation--and a family--divided by fate, love, loyalty, and war. . .

America, 1861. Battle lines have been drawn between the North and the South, pitting state against state--and brother against brother. For the three young sons of Ohio State Senator Clay Bell, the Civil War would change not only their lives, but the destinies of future generations.

Jacob Bell, the eldest, defies his father's wishes to run the family law practice and enlists in Ohio's Volunteer Calvary, a decision that wins him the love of an officer's daughter--and the hatred of a dangerous childhood rival.

Judah Bell, the middle son, avenges a brutal Union attack on his uncle's horse farm in Kentucky by joining legendary Lexington Rifles--even if puts a half-breed Cherokee girl and his own family honor at risk.

Jarrod Bell, the youngest, lands a job as a cub reporter for the Cincinnati Times-Ledger,determined to learn the truth behind his brother's seeming betrayal--even if it leads him into the bloodiest of battles.

Filled with intense human drama, explosive passion, and stunning historic detail, relive America's deadliest war through the stories of the brave men and women who lived it.


The Tale Of A Dark Horse

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It's 127BC and the Emperor Han Wudi is desperate for a horse???but not just any horse! The horse he wants is the life and soul of every party! But just who is that dark and handsome stallion that vanishes as quickly as he appears? Where does he come from? And what is his name? Find out in this tantalizing tale of mystery, history and the fabulous Silk Road!

Another funny and fabulous Chinese Calendar Tale due out just in time for the Year of the Horse (2014)!

About the Authors

Sarah Brennan's work is a meeting between traditional Asian narratives and the universal taste of children for graphic stories. The tale-telling gifts shown in these books, along with the exuberance of the language and rhymes, make them unique in children's literature. Tom Keneally, author of Schindler's Ark and Ned Kelly and the City of Bees.

Once again Sarah Brennan and Harry Harrison have brought new life and colour to an ancient Chinese legend. This charmingly haunting (and hauntingly charming) tale will delight readers of all ages. John Carroll, Professor of History, University of Hong Kong.


Still Riding On The Storm

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Blackly humorous, utterly un-PC, Robert G. Barrett revels in being controversial and contrary. He's a true original and is much loved by his many thousands of readers.

This year is the 25th anniversary of the publication of the first Les Norton novel and to celebrate we are releasing the first new material from Bob in two years. First published in 1996, Rider on the Storm was a collection of Les Norton short stories and articles by Bob on subjects as wide-ranging as acting, dating, getting the dole and being famous. We are now reissuing it with updated and extra new material, as Still Riding on the Storm. As well as a new introduction to explain the book to Bob's readers, there are two new Les Norton stories and he is also writing an article about the last few years of his life and his battle with cancer - but in his inimitable, un-selfpitying style! It's looking like Bob's finally beating the illness, and his 'cure for cancer' will surprise many...

About the Author

Robert G. Barrett was raised in Bondi where he has worked mainly as a butcher. He has appeared in a number of films and TV commercials but prefers to concentrate on a career as a writer. He is author of 11 other books including You Wouldn't be Dead for Quids and Day of the Gecko.



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