Lisa Wheeler, , illus. by Kurt Cyrus. . Harcourt, $16 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-15-202676-9
Romance on the range is inevitable after a tornado destroys a fence and a cowgirl's eight cows mix with a cowboy's matching herd. But the neighbors don't take to each other right quick. Sue Waddle, who rides a palomino and twirls a mean lariat, tries to coax her Holsteins back to her property. " 'Don't mingle with those low-down cows,' she cried. 'That just won't do!'/ She broke into her come-home song... but Gene was singing, too." Gene Biddle, who drives an old-fashioned pickup and wears a big black hat, yells for his cattle and lures Sue's as well. The stubborn ranchers compete (" 'I'm singin' all my cows back home!'/ 'I'm singin' mine home, too!'/ And sixteen cows in unison responded with a '
Reviewed on: 03/25/2002
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