The Cowboy and the Black-Eyed Pea

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By Tony Johnston
Publisher Puffin Books
The Cowboy and the Black-Eyed Pea
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This hilarious retelling of The Princess and the Pea with a Wild West twist is perfect for a readaloud!Farethee Well is a woman of strong mind and bodacious beauty, but when suitors come to ask for her hand in marriage, can she tell a real cowboy from a fake? This excellent retelling of Andersens The Princess and the Pea . . . is by far the most original to come along in the past few years.School Library Journal Johnstons clever parody is rich with the language and details of the Wild West. Ludwigs colorful illustrations heighten the storys exaggerated humor . . . A great choice for a readaloud.Booklist

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1333 words1,333 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile AD690LLexile AD690L
Grade P to 3Grade P to 3
Age 4-8Age 4-8
Published 1996Published 1996

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