Little Britches and the Rattlers

Little Britches and the Rattlers

By Eric A. Kimmel; Vincent Nguyen (Illustrator)

Cavendish Square Publishing, Hardcover, 9780761454328, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 2008

Little Britches saddles her pony and heads out for the rodeo. She hopes to win first prize in the calf-roping contest. Along the way, she meets seven cunning rattlesnakes. One by one, they threaten to eat her up But Little Britches is smart. She knows how to bargain with those rattlesnakes and come out on top Endearing graphite, watercolor, and digital illustrations by Vincent Nguyen bring this southwestern romp to an outlandish finish.

About the Author
Eric A. Kimmel, the author of more than thirty-five award-winning books for children, is professor emeritus of education at Portland State University in Oregon. He spends several months each year traveling throughout the United States, sharing his books and stories with audiences of children and adults. Mr. Kimmel and his wife make their home in Portland, Oregon.

Vincent Nguyen has illustrated many children's books, including "Buzz" by Eileen Spinelli, "Creature Count" by Brenda Huante, and "Bandit "by Karen Rostoker-Gruber. He lives in New York City.