Finally, Tiger has real cowboy boots for the annual cattle drive up at Uncle Roy's ranch. As the only city kid on the trail, he wants to make a good impression. But does anyone notice? There is just t
Finally, Tiger has real cowboy boots for the annual cattle drive up at Uncle Roy's ranch. As the only city kid on the trail, he wants to make a good impression. But does anyone notice?
There is just too much to do. And boy - can the trail be rough! By the time it's all over, Tiger has learned a whole lot about what real means.
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— Publishers Weekly
"One of the most attractive kids' books . . . since A Prairie Alphabet."
— Saskatoon Star Phoenix
"Realistic, full-colour art captures the sweep of the landscape and the rough and ready process of moving 400 cows and calves up mucky trails and across rivers."
— Quill & Quire
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is the author of several children's books including Old Bird, Five Pennies
and Apples and Angel Ladders
. Her fiction and nonfiction have appeared in magazine anthologies and on the radio. She and her husband live on a farm near Spruce View, Alberta.
Artist, Author and Illustrator Georgia Graham was born and raised in Calgary, Alberta. She loved drawing as long as she can remember and has been hooked on chalk pastels since her mom gave her a set when she was in grade four. She graduated from the Alberta College of Art in 1982 where she studied Visual Communication. She first used her art for children by drawing pictures for her Sunday School class while telling Bible stories. Since then she has been slowly developing her illustrating skills.
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Alberta Children's Book of the Year
Alberta Book Illustration Award