I Want to be a Cowgirl by Jeanne Willis
  

I Want to be a Cowgirl

Written by Jeanne Willis
Illustrated by Tony Ross

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Synopsis

I Want to be a Cowgirl by Jeanne Willis

The young heroine may live in a big city high rise block, but she just wants to be a cowgirl. With a little imagination ordinary city objects become objects more suitable back home on the ranch. A washing line is much better as a lasso, and Dad's hat is a great cowboy hat once the rim has been rolled! It's all much more fun than being a good girl, playing quiet games indoors.

Reviews

Spirited illustrations and rhyming text make this a pleasure to read aloud. Financial Times Great fun for kids of all ages New Baby a laugh-out-loud delight -- Fiona Mukerjee Nursery Education

About the Author

Jeanne Willis

Jeanne Willis was born in St Albans, Herts, in 1959. As a young girl she sought adventures though writing comic strips and books. After completing a copywriting course at Watford Art College she went on to work in advertising. Today, Jeanne is an internationally renowned, full-time writer and has published over a hundred books - ranging from picture books including The Bog Baby and Who's in the Loo?, to YA, poetry and fiction. She has won several awards, including the Children's Book Award, the Silver Smarties Prize and has also been shortlisted for the Whitbread Award.

Photo credit: Justine Stoddart

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5

Author

Jeanne Willis
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Author's Website

jeannewillis.com/

Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

25th September 2003

ISBN

9781842703083

Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

Publisher's Website

www.andersenpress.co.uk


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