Armadillo Rodeo

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Puffin Books, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
23 Reviews
When Bo spots what he thinks is a "rip-roarin', rootin'-tootin', shiny red armadillo," he knows what he has to do. Follow that armadillo! Bo leaves his mother and three brothers behind and takes off for a two-stepping, bronco-bucking adventure. Jan Brett turns her considerable talents toward the Texas countryside in this amusing story of an armadillo on his own.

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User Review  - Nicholas Linsk - Goodreads

This story takes place in the Texas country side and is a warm funny story of an Armadillo, Bo who longs for adventure. The boarder on each double page layout is framed by a rope. The life like ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alison Smith - Goodreads

This book about the armadillo, Bo, would be great for elementary students. It brings in a lot of history and other components that would work well in other subject areas. The pages had a lot of words ... Read full review

About the author (2004)

Bestselling children's book author and illustrator Jan Brett was born on December 1, 1949. She decided to be an illustrator when she was a child and is known for her detailed and carefully-researched work. Brett grew up in New England and attended the Boston Museum School. Her books have received much acclaim by publications including Newsweek, The New Yorker, Parents magazine, Redbook, and Publishers Weekly. In 2005 Brett earned the Boston Public Library's Lifetime Achievement Award. Her book Three Little Dassies was published in 2010 and made the New York Times bestseller list. Other of her works that have made the New York Times best seller list are: Home for Christmas 2011, Mossy 2012, Cinders: A Chicken Cinderella., 2014 The Animal's Santa.

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