Bob Artley's Cowtoons: Living with Cows
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Bob Artley's Cowtoons: Living with Cows

by Bob Artley
     
 

Bob Artley’s Cowtoons is a delightful look at the author’s own love-hate relationship with cows. From the mud and mess of March to the hot, humid cowbarn of summer; from welcoming spring’s first calf to milking sessions that also included important life discussions with Dad, Artley presents farm life with just the right amount of whimsy, nostalgia

Overview

Bob Artley’s Cowtoons is a delightful look at the author’s own love-hate relationship with cows. From the mud and mess of March to the hot, humid cowbarn of summer; from welcoming spring’s first calf to milking sessions that also included important life discussions with Dad, Artley presents farm life with just the right amount of whimsy, nostalgia, and wisdom. "Bob Artley’s Cowtoons" is a collection of drawings from his popular series ""Memories of a Former Kid"" that has been syndicated in daily and weekly newspapers across the United States since the 1970s. The book was originally published as "Living with Cows." About the Author: Bob Artley is considered one of the country’s foremost recorders of farm history. His wonderful artwork and stories reflect his sense of country nostalgia and farm heritage and speak to anyone with a farming background, and to those who yearn for simpler times.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780896586147
Publisher:
Voyageur Press
Publication date:
09/01/2004
Edition description:
First
Pages:
95
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.25(d)

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Small Farm Today, July 1, 2006

“This is a good read.”

Meet the Author

Growing up on a farm in Iowa, the young Bob Artley not only had prowess milking a cow but could skillfully draw any bovine's likeness with a pencil and paper. He went on to study art at Grinnell College and the University of Iowa before becoming an editorial cartoonist first at the Des Moines Tribune and later at the Worthington (Minnesota) Daily Globe newspapers. Artley's long-lived series of autobiographical drawings "Memories of a Former Kid" is his masterpiece and continues to be syndicated in daily and weekly newspapers. Born and raised near Hampton, Iowa, he now lives in Winter Haven, Florida.

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