Charlie Russell : tale-telling cowboy artist (Book, 2010) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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Charlie Russell : tale-telling cowboy artist

Author: Lois V Harris; Charles M Russell
Publisher: Gretna, LA : Pelican Pub. Co., 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st ed
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Story of a boy who fullfilled two life-long dreams in this picture-book biography for young readers. A talented, self-taught artist, Charlie Russel loved the West and tales of settling the frontier. Russell was obsessed with drawing and sculpting figures from the tales he heard. He moved from Missouri to Montana when he was a teenages to work on a cattle ranches as a real cowboy. After a hard day's work, he would  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Literature
Biographies
Art
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
In art Juvenile literature
In art
Named Person: Charles M Russell; Charles M Russell; Charles M Russell; Charles M Russell
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lois V Harris; Charles M Russell
ISBN: 9781589807587 1589807588
OCLC Number: 435422193
Awards: Commended for Spur Awards (Storyteller) 2011
Commended for Parents Choice Awards (Spring) (2008-Up) (Nonfiction) 2011
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 x 29 cm
Other Titles: Tale-telling cowboy artist
Responsibility: by Lois V. Harris.

Abstract:

Story of a boy who fullfilled two life-long dreams in this picture-book biography for young readers. A talented, self-taught artist, Charlie Russel loved the West and tales of settling the frontier. Russell was obsessed with drawing and sculpting figures from the tales he heard. He moved from Missouri to Montana when he was a teenages to work on a cattle ranches as a real cowboy. After a hard day's work, he would sit around the campfire, telling stories and sketching Western scenes. Charlie Russell was the first Western artist to live predominantly in the West. Many of his sculptures and paintings can be found at the C.M. Russel Museum in Great Falls, Montana.
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