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Bill Pickett

Rodeo-Ridin' Cowboy

Bill Pickett( )
Author: Pinkney, Andrea Davis
Illustrator: Pinkney, Brian
ISBN:978-0-15-200100-1
Publication Date:Oct 1996
Publisher:Harcourt Trade Publishers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $42.00
Book Description:

This is the true tale of the feisty cowboy-child who became the most famous black rodeo performer who ever lived. A note about the history of the black West and a bibliography are included. “The text is fascinating, and the oil paintings on scratchboard are full of energy and motion, matching the book’s powerful mood.”--School Library Journal

Book Details
Pages:32
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional
Sports & Recreation / Rodeos
Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):22.86 x 27.94 x 0.254 cm
Book Weight:0.45 Kilograms
Author Biography
Pinkney, Andrea Davis (Author)
Brian Pinkney, author and illustrator, was born August 28, 1961. He has received the Coretta Scott King Award for his illustrations, three Coretta Scott King Honor Awards, and in 1997, he won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for his book, The Adventures of Sparrowboy. He has also won two Caldecott Honor awards for his illustrations with the books: The Faithful Friend, by Robert D. San Souci, and Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra, by Andrea Davis Pinkney. Pinkney primarily uses the scratchboard illustrative technique with most of his books.

Pinkney lives with his wife, Andrea, and their children in Brooklyn, New York.

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