If your children are interesting in cowboys or cowgirls, B is for Buckaroo, A Cowboy Alphabet, written by Louise Doak Whitney and Gleaves Whitney, is a great book to expand their interest and knowledge. Each letter represents some facet of the cowboy life as told in a four-line rhyme. Accompanying the rhyme is a narrative that explains the concept in greater detail. The illustrations by Susan Guy add to the story by making the rhymes come alive.
This book is in the style of A is for Amazing Sports Moments. Younger children could enjoy the rhymes and pictures while older children might enjoy reading the narrative for more learning. Also included is a glossary to define the Spanish words that are used in the story. Enjoy this fact-filled, fun book!
*What new vocabulary words did you learn?
*Would you like to be a cowboy/cowgirl? Why?
*Which activity looked like the most fun to you?
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