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Scholastic Inc., 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 132 pages
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The cornerstone of Graphix, our new graphic novel imprint, Bone is the incredible comic book saga of the unwitting hero who must save an idyllic valley from the forces of evil.

In The Great Cow Race, Volume two of this nine-book epic, Fone Bone and his cousins plan to return home after visiting the village of Barrelhaven with Thorn and Gran'ma Ben. But Phoney risks everything on one last get-rich-quick scheme for the town's annual Great Cow Race. As usual, Phoney's plans go disastrously awry, and Boneville seems further away than ever.

Meanwhile, ominous signs indicate that a war is brewing, and Fone finds himself helping his friends defend their valley from a formidable enemy.


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User Review  - SoulFlower1981 - LibraryThing

At first when I started reading this I was worried because it felt like it was Jeff Smith venturing into the dreaded "middle ground" territory that I was mentioning in the most recent posting about ... Read full review

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User Review  - SoulFlower1981 - LibraryThing

This second scholastic edition of this series was just as good as the first volume. This edition maintains the child-like and simplistic nature that draws the reader into the series. The mystery also ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Jeff Smith is the creator of the award-winning, NEW YORK TIMES bestselling BONE series. He was born and raised in the American Midwest and learned about cartooning from comic strips, comic books, and TV animation. Visit him online at

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