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Off Like the Wind!

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Off Like the Wind!

The First Ride of the Pony Express

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Off Like the Wind! by Michael P Spradlin
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In 1860, the first Pony Express rider set out on a trail from Missouri to California. With him, he carried a special delivery-the first mail ever carried by hand to the West. Over the next eleven days, he and many other riders would endure harsh weather, dangerous animals, and more, but nothing would diminish their unflagging determination and courage.Meticulously researched and gorgeously illustrated, Michael P. Spradlin and Layne Johnson's "Off Like the Wind! "brings to life an adventurous journey, full of suspense and excitement, that celebrates America's can-do attitude and pioneering spirit.

Author Biography

MICHAEL P. SPRADLIN is the author of several books for children and teens, including Walker's "Texas Rangers: Legendary Lawmen "and "Daniel Boone's Great Escape," as well as the Youngest Templar series with Putnam. He lives with his family in Michigan. www.michaelspradlin.com LAYNE JOHNSON has illustrated more than a dozen picture books for children, including the acclaimed "Farmer George Plants a Nation "and "Christmas for a Kitten." He lives in Texas.www.laynejohnson.com
Release date Australia
February 16th, 2010
Contributor
Illustrated by Layne Johnson
Country of Publication
United States
Illustrations
colour illustrations, maps
Imprint
Walker & Company
Pages
40
Dimensions
274x244x8
ISBN-13
9780802796530
Product ID
3684311

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