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Cowpoke Clyde Rides the Range

Written by Lori Mortensen & illustrated by Michael Allen Austin
Published by Clarion Books
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Cowpoke Clyde is plumb confused. An ad in his favorite catalog says he oughta buy a bike. But why should he do that? After all, he’s got a horse. Still, a bike wouldn’t buck or bite, and he wouldn’t have to feed it. He orders one, and when it comes, he mounts up and sets right off, wibble-wobblin’ down the road. Good thing he’s got his trusty friend Dawg to look out for him. Turns out learning to ride a bike is just a tad bit harder than he thought! With its rip-roaring rhyming text and turn-the-page revelations, this book is pure read-aloud fun.

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Who Wrote Cowpoke Clyde Rides the Range

Lori Mortensen

Lori Mortensen is an award-winning children’s book author of more than 70 books and over 350 stories and articles. Recent picture book releases include If Wendell Had a Walrus (Henry Holt), Chicken Lily, (Henry Holt), Mousequerade Ball (Bloomsbury) illustrated by New York Times bestselling illustrator Betsy Lewin, and Cowpoke Clyde Rides the Range (Clarion, 2016) a sequel to Cowpoke Clyde & Dirty Dawg, one of Amazon’s Best Picture Books of 2013.

When she’s not letting her cat in, or out, or in, she’s tapping away at her computer, conjuring, coaxing, and prodding her latest stories to life. Today, she lives in Northern California with her family and their mega-fluffy cat, Max.

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Who Illustrated Cowpoke Clyde Rides the Range

Michael Allen Austin

<p><b>Michael Allen Austin</b> is the award-winning illustrator of several children’s books, including <i>Ten Rules You Absolutely Must Not Break If You Want to Survive the School Bus</i>. <i>Publishers Weekly</i> has exclaimed that his illustrations are “wild and wily,” and <i>Booklist</i> has called his art “unusual and exuberant.” He lives in Atlanta with his wife, Kim, and their sheepdog, Riley. Visit him online at and on Instagram @michaelallenaustin.</p>

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