Calico The Wonder Horse, Or The Saga Of Stewy Stinker by Virginia Lee BurtonCalico The Wonder Horse, Or The Saga Of Stewy Stinker by Virginia Lee Burton

Calico The Wonder Horse, Or The Saga Of Stewy Stinker

byVirginia Lee Burton

Paperback | September 9, 1996

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In comic-strip format, this action-packed western drama is complete with cattle rustling and kidnapping, a stampede, a holdup, and a thrilling chase. From start to bang-up finish, Calico the Wonder Horse outruns and outsmarts the double-dyed villains - and, of course, saves the day!
Virginia Lee Burton (1909-1968) was the talented author and illustrator of some of the most enduring books ever written for children. The winner of the 1942 Caldecott Medal for THE LITTLE HOUSE, Burton's books include heroes and happy endings, lively illustrations, and a dash of nostalgia. She lived with her two sons, Aristides and Mic...
Title:Calico The Wonder Horse, Or The Saga Of Stewy StinkerFormat:PaperbackDimensions:64 pages, 5.75 × 8.19 × 0.33 inPublished:September 9, 1996Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0395845416

ISBN - 13:9780395845417

Appropriate for ages: 4


From Our Editors

First published in 1941, the action-packed story of Calico, the fastest if not the prettiest horse in Cactus County, who outsmarts the meanest cattle rustler in the Wild West, Stewy Stinker, is told in comic strip format. Simultaneous.

Editorial Reviews

Complete with lightening bolt and clouds of churned-up dust, for its tale of good and evil in the wild West." Publishers Weekly"Burton's rootin'-tootin' comic-book-style Western was and still is completely original, with its varied-colored pages and experimental graphic design. i! Yi! Whoopee!to the publishers for reissuing this progressive and energetic classic - with the villain's name properly and alliteratively restored to boot." Horn Book, Fanfare "