Who can care for a two hundred pound infant who won't stay "little" for long? Who can work with her to create a language both can understand? Who can share humor, offer reassurance, and learn the lessons of her heart? A cowboy can...and he did. Caring for Amy the elephant from infancy through adulthood, Cowboy Bob forged one of the most unique cross-species relationships ever chronicled. Within these charming pages is the unique true story of a compassionate man, his generous fmaily, and the dear baby elephant who became part of their lives.
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T- Cross Ranches their home.
Carole is a grandmother of seven and was integral in arranging for Cowboy Bob to get the training needed to be able to communicate with Amy, using a language-like system that is now standard with zoos throughout the world.
Amy played an important part in the lives of those most dear to Carole - her father and her children. "Amy brought all of us such joy that I wanted children everywhere to learn the lesson of love that we experienced through loving Amy, so I wrote Elephants Love Cowboys Too.
Mara Purl, author of the popular and critically acclaimed Milford-Haven Novels, pioneered small town fiction for women.
Richard L. Marks is an award winning artist specializing in water color, acrylic, and oil paintings in addition to murals and graphic design. He lives in Kiowa, Colorado and Gold Canyon, Arizona.
Richard has collaborated with a number of clients including the NFL, Celestial Seasonings, The NHL, City of Palm Desert, Cabela's, Bass Pro Shops, Colorado Cancer League, The Salvation Army and Vail Resorts.
He has illustrated the book One Perfect Boy. Elephants Love Cowboys Too! is his second adventure as a children's book illustrator.
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Children's story about a little elephant from Africa and a cowboy who adopted her from the American west