Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers

Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers

By: Ralph Moody
Published by: W.W. Norton & Company Inc
Publication Date: 1950
Series: The Little Britches Series
Series Number: 1

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THIS warm and engaging story of a boy and his father, of the wonderful relationship between them, of the adventures and wise counsel that were part of the lad's growing up, is a true story which reads like a novel.

When the author was in knee-pants, the family moved to Colorado for the sake of Father's health. The West was still pretty wild in those days, and it wasn't easy to make adjustments to a new and harder way of life. But Mother was a valiant woman and a remarkable manager, and Father — well, Father, with his understanding, his courage, his diligence, his unwavering honesty, was a guide and an example and inspiration to all of them.

The family was a close and happy one, but there was a special closeness, a special love between Father and Ralph, his eldest son. Ralph's many exciting experiences — as he learned to ride, broke his very own colt, made friends with a genuine Indian, and achieved his own glorious triumph at the rodeo — taught him many things. It was from Father, however, that he learned most — about self-reliance, patience, and the meaning of real character.

Mingling action and sentiment, tears and laughter, Little Britches has already established itself as a leading national bestseller. It offers lasting reading pleasure for the whole family.

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Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers Reprint

Little Britches: Father and I Were Ranchers    
Reprinted in 2017 by Purple House Press
Available formats: Hardcover
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