Picture Books ~ Cowboys & Cowgirls
Anglund, Joan Walsh
Cowboy and His Friend
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
The Cowboy's Christmas
Relates the young cowboy's activities as he prepares for Christmas. 1972.
Way Out West with a Baby!
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.
Little Old Big Beard and Big Young Little Beard: A Short and Tall Tale
Two cowboys in search of their lost cow, Grace, are delighted when she finally finds them. 2003.
The Toughest Cowboy: Or How the Wild West Was Tamed
How do you tame the roughest, toughest pack of cowboys to ever ride the open range? 2004.
Cowboy Sam and Those Confounded Secrets
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.
The Cowboy and the Black-eyed Pea
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
Home on the Bayou: A Cowboy's Story
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.
Bubba the Cowboy Prince: A Fractured Texas Tale
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.
Waynetta and the Cornstalk: A Texas Fairy Tale
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
The Zebra-riding Cowboy: A Folk Song From the Old West
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.
Don't Touch My Hat!
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.
How I Spent My Summer Vacation
A schoolboy tells his class about his summer vacation, during which he joined a group of cowboys and stopped a cattle stampede. 1995.
The Dirty Cowboy
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.