Whatever Happened to the Pony Express? (Hardcover)
G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, 9780399244834, 32pp.
Publication Date: May 13, 2010
Along with a family's story told through crosscountry letters, Verla Kay uses her trademark short, rhythmic verse to pack in loads of information about how the Pony Express came to be and why it didn't last. And Barry and Kim Root's gorgeous illustrations help bring this fascinating, fleeting bit of history to new life.