Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa

Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa

By Erica Silverman; Betsy Lewin (Illustrator)

Harcourt Paperbacks, Paperback, 9780152056605, 44pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2006

Description
A Theodor Seuss Geisel Award Honor BookHold on to your hats Two new pals have arrived on the scene: Cowgirl Kate and her stubborn, but devoted cowhorse, Cocoa. Together they count the herd, ride the range, and, of course, argue till the cows come home--as only best friends can do.
With its spirited text and bright, humorous illustrations by Caldecott Honor recipient Betsy Lewin, this first book in the Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa series is bound to be a hit with young wranglers everywhere.
This title has been selected as a Common Core Text Exemplar (Grades 2-3, Stories)


About the Author
ERICA SILVERMAN is the author of theCowgirl Kate and Cocoa early reader books, the first of whichreceivedaTheodor Seuss Geisel Honor.Lana's World is her newest easy reader series. She has also written many picture books for children, including "When the Chickens Went on Strike", " Big Pumpkin", "Hanukkah Hop", and "Don't Fidget a Feather".She lives in Los Angeles, California. Visit her website at www.ericasilverman.com

Betsy Lewin is the Caldecott Honor winning illustrator of "Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type" and its sequels, "Click, Clack, Ho, Ho, Ho"; "Click, Clack, Peep";" Click, Clack, Boo!"; "Giggle, Giggle, Quack";" Duck for President"; "Dooby Dooby Moo"; and "Thump, Quack, Moo"; in addition to a number of other picture books, including "So, What s It Like to Be a Cat? "and "Where Is Tippy Toes?" She lives in Brooklyn, New York.


Praise For Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa

"Four amiable adventures . . . The genial humor and feisty horse have child appeal . . . This affable duo . . . welcomes new readers to their home on the range."--School Library Journal

"Young children will see themselves in both characters . . . A fine choice for reading aloud to small groups or for confident new readers to tackle on their own."--Booklist