The Dirty Cowboy

The Dirty Cowboy

Book - 2003
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Telling his faithful dog to make sure nobody touches his clothes but him, a cowboy jumps into a New Mexico river for a bath, not realizing just how much the scrubbing will change his scent.
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2003
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780374317911
Branch Call Number: E TIM
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Rex, Adam - Illustrator


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May 28, 2012

a cute and charming picture book. The illustrations are wonderful.

Apr 28, 2012

As the Cowboy is getting ready for his annual bath, he tells his dog to guard his clothes. But when he comes out of the river smelling clean, the dog doesn't recognize him. This leads to a donnybrook over the clothes the likes of which you have never seen.

This is a clever, funny book by Amy Timberlake. Boys will especially love the concept, drawings and all. And despite what certain moral minorities might say about banning this book, there is no full nudity in it. In fact, the clever ways in which Timberlake strategically covers any "private" areas only add to the humour.

Go get this.


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