The Cowboy And The Black-Eyed Pea (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)

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In this adaptation of The Princess And The Pea, the wealthy daughter of a Texas rancher devises a plan to find a real cowboy among her many suitors.

In this adaptation of "The Princess and the Pea," the wealthy daughter of a Texas rancher devises a plan to find a real cowboy among her many suitors.

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Overview

In this adaptation of The Princess And The Pea, the wealthy daughter of a Texas rancher devises a plan to find a real cowboy among her many suitors.

In this adaptation of "The Princess and the Pea," the wealthy daughter of a Texas rancher devises a plan to find a real cowboy among her many suitors.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
This vivacious picture book gives an engaging Western slant to the familiar tale of ``The Princess and the Pea.'' When Farethee Well, ``a young woman of bodacious beauty,'' inherits her father's considerable estate, a parade of men seek the comely lass's hand in marriage. But the savvy Texan has a foolproof method for screening her suitors--she places a black-eyed pea beneath each man's saddle blanket, knowing that a true cowboy, sensing such an irritant, will ``bruise like the petals of a desert rose.'' Colorful lingo associated with the Lone Star state peppers Johnston's clever retelling. Ludwig's pencil and watercolor illustrations are serviceable but undistinguished. His human faces exhibit a range of appropriate emotions, but the renderings of horse and cattle seem overly cute, and commercial, and the palette is occasionally muddy. The quirky change of setting and the strong female protagonist, however, prove entertaining. Ages 4-8. (Oct.)
Children's Literature - Jan Lieberman
Farethee Well is not about to be bamboozled by cowboys who are after her money. No siree. She will marry, but he's got to pass a test to prove he's a real cowboy and not a fake. This bodacious lady puts a pea under his saddle and if he can feel it, he's for real. This tale is a hilarious version of "The Princess and the Pea." Be sure your children know the original first so they can appreciate this one. Ludwig's cowboys are a hoot.
School Library Journal
K-Gr 3-- This excellent retelling of Andersen's ``The Princess and the Pea'' has several unique elements. There is a reversal of sex roles, and the setting is the old West in Texas. Upon her father's death, Farethee Well inherits his herd of cattle, his horses, and his land. Before he dies, he tells her that many men will propose marriage because of her wealth; however, she should look for one who will love her for herself and also for a real cowboy. The young woman remembers her father saying that real cowboys are sensitive, so she places a black-eyed pea under the suitor's saddle blankets and asks him to ride around her ranch. Several are declared fake cowboys. During a rainstorm, a young man appears who is obviously disturbed by the pea, and Farethee Well marries him. Ludwig's illustrations are realistic but humorous, and the story is well suited for reading or telling aloud. While Galdone's The Princess and the Pea (Seabury, 1978) is one of the best versions published, Johnston's is by far the most original to come along in the past few years. --Andrew W. Hunter, Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg, Charlotte, NC
Kay Weisman
Farethee Well, a wealthy young heiress of bodacious beauty, is beset with suitors clamoring to claim her longhorns, horses, and Texas spread. Taking the deathbed advice of her father, she devises a plan to determine who is a "real" cowboy by slipping a black-eyed pea under each man's saddle blanket. "Real" cowboys are "sorely troubled by that pea," of course, whereas fakes are not. After encountering several hilarious phonies, "Mr. Right" finally shows up during a thunderstorm. He requires no fewer than 50 saddle blankets, and has to be saved by Farethee Well during a stampede, but he passes the sensitivity test, and the two are wed. Johnston's clever parody of "The Princess and the Pea" is rich with the language and details of the Wild West. Ludwig's colorful illustrations heighten the story's exaggerated humor (especially in facial expressions) and contrast nicely with the deadpan text. A great choice for a read-aloud, this is sure to be popular even with those who have missed the original.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780613236003
  • Publisher: San Val, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/1996
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Edition description: THIS EDITION IS INTENDED FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY
  • Pages: 32
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.25 (d)

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