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Rhymes on the Range

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By: Puhallo, Mike, Brannon, Brian, Liddle, Wendy
ISBN: 0-88839-368-7
Binding: Trade Paper 
Size: 5.5" X 8.5"
Pages: 64
Photos: 0
Illustrations: 35
Publication Date: 2008

Description

PR Highlights: Actual stories of Canada's working cowboys
PHOTO Highlights: B/w drawings throughout the book.

Sample Chapter

Description: Rhymes on the Range will take you into the life of genuine no-B.S. cowboys. These poems about actual happenings in the life of Canada's working cowboys. You will smell the stench of burning hair at the branding fire and welcome fragrance of coffee on a campfire during roundup. You'll hear the music of spurs jingling in stirrups, as a cowboy rides by and the call of a coyote as you drift off to sleep in your bedroll.

Authors note:
Too many people have messed up, attempting to define cowboy, so we won't. We just know we are, but we ain't sure why! This collection of poems and cartoons is our first attempt to share out little corner of the west. I hope you enjoy the view! We have to thank Hancock House for believing in us enough to publish this book and you for picking it up. We wish to dedicate this book to all the old timers and pioneers we've met along the way. Their B.S. stories are our greatest inspiration!

Author Biography

Mike Puhallo grew up in the cow business and spent more than thirty years ranching in partnership with his brothers. He still trains horses and cowboys through the summer months but tries to spend his winters writing and reciting poetry...somewhere warm.
Brian Brannon has guided both hunts and pack trips in the Yukon, Alberta, British Columbia, Montana, and Wyoming. A good hand with a horse and pen, his talented poet currently hangs his hat in Calgary. Wendy Liddle is a core member of Cowboy Cartoonists International. Horses have always been her first love. She was a trail guide at Spur Valley Ranch and she spent time training and showing her own horses.
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