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Check out the Phoebe Clappsaddle series at Pelican Publishing.

Phoebe Clappsaddle and the Tumbleweed Gang
By Melanie Chrismer, Illustrated by Virginia Marsh Roeder

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Phoebe Clappsaddle and the Tumbleweed Gang
Illustration Copyright © Virginia Marsh Roeder
2002-2004


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ISBN: 156554966X

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Young Phoebe is raised as a Southwestern belle which makes her a genteel gal who also is a great rider and roper. One day she enters the territory rodeo to compete against the ill-mannered Tumbleweed Gang and their reign as champions is over.

Clifford, Elmo, and Eustace Tumbleweed decide to get rid of sissified Phoebe Clappsaddle, once and for all. But Phoebe fouls their devilish plot and teaches the boys some manners too. Then for a time the desert blooms in the territory again.

This 32 page hard back and jacketed book is beautifully illustrated with the colors of West Texas. Illustrator Virginia Marsh Roeder uses collage effects to depict patterns from the cowboy's shirts to the diamonds on a rattlesnake's back. The 31 illustrations complement the amusing story with delicate teasing and bristly fun to delight kids and grown-ups, alike.

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Phoebe Clappsaddle for Sheriff
By Melanie Chrismer, Illustrated by Virginia Marsh Roeder

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Phoebe Clappsaddle for Sheriff
Illustration Copyright © Virginia Marsh Roeder
2002-2004


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ISBN: 158980127X

In this sequel to Phoebe Clappsaddle and the Tumbleweed Gang, again, we follow Phoebe, the Southwestern belle—a mannered lady who can ride and rope any critter to Buzzard, Texas. “Dee-lighted,” to be asked to the school teacher’s stage as the official welcome. Phoebe has to also deal with the ill-mannered Tumbleweed Gang. They think she’s broken a promise and decided to get even, Tumbleweed style. Phoebe fouls their plot and her pioneer spirit teaches the boys a lesson.

This 32 page hard back, jacketed book is beautifully illustrated with gouache and again, the vibrant colors of West Texas. Be sure to look for the hidden sub-plots that Virginia Marsh Roeder has incorporated into this amusing picturebook.

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Phoebe Clappsaddle Has a Tumbleweed Christmas
By Melanie Chrismer, Illustrated by Virginia Marsh Roeder

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Phoebe Clappsaddle Has a Tumbleweed Christmas
Illustration Copyright © Virginia Marsh Roeder
2002-2004
 

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ISBN: 1589802411

Sheriff Phoebe Clappsaddle, the Southwestern belle with sweet Southern manners and tough Western skills, is back—just in time for the holidays. Mail doesn’t come every day in the territory south of Big Spring, west of Marathon, north of Terlingua, and east of El Paso, so Phoebe is "dee-lighted" to receive a parcel. But a mule-mail mix-up leads to another adventure for the high-spirited young sheriff. The Tumbleweed Gang—those ornery brothers Clifford, Elmo, and Eustace—also returns to help Phoebe solve a mystery and celebrate a frontier Christmas, Texas style.

This 32 page hard back, jacketed book is full of Christmas time illustrations created from gouache and collage patterns. Illustrator, Virginia Marsh Roeder has taken the natural beauty of West Texas and delivered it in time for holiday fun. "Merry Christmas, y’all!"

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Phoebe Clappsaddle books autographed by Melanie Chrismer are available from: Blue Willow Bookshop - contact staff@bluewillowbookshop.com.

For further assistance with Phoebe Clappsaddle books or presentations, feel free to contact, John Scheyd, Western Sales Manager at Pelican Publishing Company, Inc. 1-800-843-1724, ext. 329.

Is your school in Alabama Georgia or South Carolina? Would you like an author visit that is a full service program (including the sale of books)? If so, you may want to contact Owl’s Tree Authors In Schools; Virginia Meldrum, owlstree@gmail.com.

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