Synopses & Reviews
Alice is the most rootinandrsquo;, tootinandrsquo; cowgirl in all of Dallas . . . Pennsylvania
. Each day she puts on her favorite boots and hat and sets off on her stick pony for school with a andldquo;Yippee ki-yay!andrdquo; Alice is used to being the only cowgirl around, until Lexis from Texas arrives at school one day. Lexis seems to be a real
cowgirl, with her fancy hat, jingling spurs, and lasso tricks. Alice decides thereandrsquo;s only one way to know who the best cowgirl is: a school-yard showdown at high noon! But will Alice learn thereandrsquo;s room for more than one cowgirl in town?
Bestselling author and illustrator Marilyn Sadler and Ard Hoyt team up to create a rollicking tale of friendship that will have readers dancing the Texas Two-Step and shouting andldquo;Yee-haw,andrdquo; no matter where theyandrsquo;re from.
Praise for Alice from Dallas
andquot;The comic watercolor-and-ink illustrations donandrsquo;t miss a beat in capturing the amusing rivalry that turns into friendship...The clever ending is a yee-haw moment that will rope in readers as quick as tumbling tumbleweeds.andquot;
andquot;Hoytandrsquo;s bright ink-and-watercolor illustrations gleefully capture the girlsandrsquo; enthusiasm for all things western, from their fringed cowgirl blouses to the bandannas tied jauntily around their necks. A lively story for cowgirls everywhere, with a breezy lesson about jealousy.andquot;
NAPPA Gold Award Winner
About the Author
Bestselling author and illustrator Marilyn Sadler and Ard Hoyt team up to create a rollicking tale of friendship that will have readers dancing the Texas Two-Step and shouting and#147;Yee-haw,and#8221; no matter where theyand#8217;re from. Marilyn Sadler is a childrenand#8217;s television writer and the award-winning author of multiple picture books, including the bestselling P.J. Funnybunny series. She lives in Cleveland. Ard Hoyt is the illustrator of many bestselling childrenand#8217;s books, including Iand#8217;m a Manatee by John Lithgow and Tilly the Trickster by Molly Shannon. He lives in Bentonville, Arkansas.