The cowboy's handbook : how to become a hero of the wild West / Tod Cody.
Author: Cody, Tod.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : Cobblehill Books, c1996.
Description: 29 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Subject: Cowboys West (U.S.) Juvenile literature.
Cowboys West (U.S.).
Contents: Cowboy gear -- Making chaps -- On the trail -- Making a brand -- The Chuck wagon -- Three bean chile -- Animals -- Communications -- Hand signals -- Law and order -- Making a sheriff's badge -- Cowboy skills -- Rope spinning and lassoing -- Recreation -- Cowboy braiding -- Cowboys in the movies -- Cowboys today -- Code of the West.
Summary: An introduction to the clothes, horses, work, and day-to-day life of the nineteenth-century cowboy. Includes instructions for a variety of related activities and projects.