Kissimmee Pete, Cracker Cow Hunter

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A tall tale based on the life of the frontier cowboy, or "cow hunter," as they are called in Florida, this book is full of sassy word play and cracklin' adjectives. Follow Kissimmee Pete, a velvet-voiced, gator-wrestlin, stinky, tender-hearted, clever cracker cow hunter as he gets himself a herd as big as the sky. This colorful picture book is a real kick to read aloud!
ISBN: 9781589803251
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Pelican Publishing
State: Florida
Images: 31
Pages: 32
Dimensions: 8.5 (w) x 11 (h)
In addition to children's stories, Jan Day is the author of published short fiction and poetry. She was a co-winner for an original teleplay at the Hawaii International Film Festival, was awarded first place for her children's play A Piece of Cherry Pie, which was produced in New Orleans. Her short fiction has been published in Tropic, the Miami Herald's literary magazine, and her poetry was most recently published in The Bamboo Ridge Anthology. Ms. Day's first childrenís book, The Pirate, Pink was an International Reading Association/Children's Book Council "Children's Choices" selection. Ms. Day has participated in children's publishing panels at the Miami Book Fair, Martin County Library's Book Mania, Naples Book Fair, and the Amelia Island Book Festival, as well as the Arizona and Florida chapters of the Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. A founding member of the Arizona Book Publishers Association and a current board member of the Publishers Association of South, Ms. Day speaks on children's book publishing and has also done author presentations in schools and for associations such as the Florida Reading Association and the Florida Association of Media Educators. Jan Day grew up in Cuba, Illinois, an island in the middle of cornfields, but always dreamed of adventures at sea, just like Pink. She has since lived in many places, including New York, Arizona, Hawaii, Louisiana, New Mexico, and Florida, where she now lives with her husband.
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