Picture Books ~ Cowboys & Cowgirls
Anglund, Joan Walsh
A cowboy's bear is a very special friend who is always with him, no matter where he goes or what he does. 2002.
Anglund, Joan Walsh
Relates the young cowboy's activities as he prepares for Christmas. 1972.
While on a cattle drive, three rough, tough cowboys encounter a little baby who causes them to change their ways, at least for a while. 2000.
Two cowboys in search of their lost cow, Grace, are delighted when she finally finds them. 2003.
How do you tame the roughest, toughest pack of cowboys to ever ride the open range?
Having stored the secrets of all his friends of Dry Gulch in his very special hat, Cowboy Sam gets worried when it gets to the point of bursting as he fears that its explosion of information may cause complete havoc in his quiet town. 2001.
In this adaptation of the Princess and the Pea, the wealthy daughter of a Texas rancher devises a plan to find a real cowboy among her many suitors. 1992.
Karas, G. Brian
Because he loves cowboys but can't imagine one living in a swamp, Ned hates the move which he and his mom make to live with Grandpa near a bayou. 1996.
Loosely based on Cinderella this story is set in Texas, the fairy godmother is a cow, and the hero, named Bubba, is the stepson of a wicked rancher. 1997.
A retelling of Jack and the Beanstalk which features a Texas cowgirl, a magic cornstalk, and a giant cowboy in the clouds. 2007.
Khalsa, Dayal Kaur
A little city girl wants to grow up to be a cowboy. 1990.
Little bunnies spend their day pretending to be cowboys, riding their ponies, mending fences, counting cows, eating chow, and singing cowboy tunes until it is time for bed. 1997.
Medearis, Angela Shelf
In this Western folk song, an educated fellow mistaken for a greenhorn proves his cowboy ability by riding a wild horse. 1992.
Follows a cowboy from sunup to bedtime as he rounds up cattle, kills a rattlesnake, and plays cards in the bunkhouse after dinner. 1991.
A sheriff in the Old West fights crime with the help of his lucky ten-gallon hat. 2007.
Chiefy the pony agrees to lead the parade only when a cowgirl hitches him to Popsicle Pete's wagon and allows him to follow his regular route through town. 1994.
A schoolboy tells his class about his summer vacation, during which he joined a group of cowboys and stopped a cattle stampede. 1995.
Telling his faithful dog to make sure nobody touches his clothes but him, a cowboy jumps into a New Mexico river for a bath, not realizing just how much the scrubbing will change his scent. 2003.
Rhyming tale of Cowboy Gene and Cowgirl Sue, whose beloved cows get mixed up when a storm blows down the fence between their ranches. 2002.