Buster Mesquite's Cowboy Band give a quirky southwestern retelling of a classic children's tale, with a much more satisfactory ending. Delightful illustrations by Navajo artist Ernest Franklin, who has been illustrating Tony Hillerman's Navajo policemen for many years. Visual puns and hidden jokes make Franklin's drawings a delight to revisit over and over, always with a fresh sense of discovery. Humor is a large part of Native American life and traditional culture.
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Buster Mesquite's Cowboy Band is 32 pages of brilliant color illustrations of the desert southwest and its denizens--seen through the humorous eye of Native artist Ernest Franklin. The book has a color dust jacket and laminated, pictorial hard cover binding.About the Author:
Tony Hillerman is well known to the mystery world, being a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America, and the winner of dozens of writing awards. Best known for his two Navajo detectives, Joe Leaphorn and Jim Chee, Hillerman is also author of several books of non-fiction. He has a previous book for young readers called "The Boy Who Made Dragonfly."
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Book Description Buffalo Medicine Books, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Ernest Franklin (illustrator). book. Bookseller Inventory # M0914001116
Book Description Buffalo Medicine Books, 2001. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110914001116