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Pocomoto - pony express rider.

Rex Dixon

Pocomoto - pony express rider.

by Rex Dixon

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Published by Hamlyn in London .
Written in English


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SeriesMerlin books
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Pocomoto - pony express rider by Rex Dixon Download PDF EPUB FB2

Pocomoto is the central character in a series of some 23 books written by the author Rex Dixon (a pseudonym for the author Reginald Alec Martin).The books are a children's western series focusing on Pocomoto's adventures.

Books. Pocomoto-Pony Express Rider Illustrated by Jack Harman, Nelson Pocomoto - Tenderfoot by Dixon, Rex and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Pocomoto-Pony Express rider Unknown Binding – Import, by Rex Dixon (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" 5/5(1). Pocomoto: Pony Express Rider. Product Details. Category: books SKU: IEV Title: Pocomoto: Pony Express Rider Author: Rex Dixon Book binding: Paperback Publisher: Paul Hamlyn Year of publication: Condition: GOOD Description.

pages. Yellow pictorial paper covers. Pages and binding are presentable with no major Rating: % positive. Pocomoto: Pony Express Rider (Merlin books-no.9) Product Details. Category: books SKU: EMB Title: Pocomoto: Pony Express Rider (Merlin books-no.9) Author: Rex Dixon Book binding: Paperback Publisher: Paul Hamlyn Ltd.

Year of publication: Condition: GOOD. Description. pages. Yellow pictorial card Rating: % positive. Any book you can read by Clyde Robert Bulla will be time well spent. He is a children's writer who was writing before I was born.

This book is about a boy whose father rode for the Pony Express, and once the boy had to fill in for him. Gives much good information about the Pony Express.4/5. This book by Mr. DiCerto tells the reader of historical and cultural backgrounds on which the birth of The Pony Express as a joint venture of William H.

Russell, Alexander Majors, and William B. Waddel was founded against the odds, when the United States as a young nation in the world started to mark herself as a burgeoning western country with /5(17).

You can see his life unfold, including riding for the Pony Express at 16 years old. The gold he found plays the key role in this story. Buckland Station and Fort Churchill State Parks in Nevada are the main settings for this tale of hard riding and many adventures in Ronnie Capmbell Series, The Pony Express : Ron Bell.

Dixon, Rex. Pocomoto Pony Express Rider. Thomas Nelson & Sons Ltd, Illustrated by Jack Harman. Dolan, Mary M. Bill of the Pony Express. Webster Division, McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, Illustrated by Marie Wabbes from a text by Marion Clark.

The story of a young boy, Bill Cody, in the Wild West. The book tells the true story of each of the first pony express riders and the harrowing routes they rode between St.

Joseph, MO and Sacramento, CA. A very fast and interesting read, I would have finished this book in a single day if I hadn't selected it as a read-aloud book for my year old This book is wonderful!/5.

Pocomoto - Pony Express Rider (Nelson, ) Pocomoto - Tenderfoot (Nelson, ) Pocomoto - Bronco Buster (Nelson, ) Pocomoto and the Night Riders (Nelson, ) Pocomoto and the Canyon Treasure (Nelson, ) Pocomoto - Brush Popper (Nelson, ) Pocomoto and the Li'l Fella (Nelson, ) Pocomoto - Buffalo Hunter (Nelson, ) Pocomoto Born: 11 JanuarySouth London, England.

Condition: Good. Book shows common (average) signs of wear and use. Binding is still tight. Covers are intact but may be repaired. We have million books to choose from -- Ship within 24 hours -- Satisfaction Guaranteed!. Pocomoto-Pony Express Rider. Dixon, Rex. Published by Merlin () Used.

Softcover. Quantity Available: 1. From. Such men as Snowbait, the ranch foreman, Laredo, the Pony Express Rider and Silver Pete, the old prospector, each have something to contribute to the growth to manhood of the young foundling.

Without being dull and sober each “Pocomoto” is strongly moral in purpose with certain messages being repeated again and again in a surprising.

The series is mainly focused on the adventures he has with his friends and animals, but also explores deeper issues such as how an outsider like Pocomoto learns to fit in with normal society.

1) POCOMOTO: PONY EXPRESS RIDER (NELSON ) ILLUSTRATED BY JACK HARMAN Reprinted in paperback by Merlin/Hamlyn 2) POCOMOTO: TENDERFOOT (NELSON ). Directed by Robert Totten. With Stewart Petersen, Henry Wilcoxon, Buck Taylor, Maureen McCormick. In Texas, the son of a poor farmer vows to avenge his father's murder committed by the spoiled son of a rich cattleman/10().

The Pony Express National Museum is now proud to highlight this famous rider in an exhibit that includes many relics from Buffalo Bill’s adventurous life. This year, stop in and read Buffalo Bill’s journals, listen to him speak, and see him in action in old film footage.

Pony Express, system of U.S. mail delivery by continuous horse-and-rider relays between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California, and from Sacramento to San Francisco, California, by steamer (April –October ).

Although a. The Pony Express was a mail service delivering messages, newspapers, and mail using relays of horse-mounted riders that operated from April 3, to Octo between Missouri and California in the United States of America.

Operated by Central Overland California and Pike's Peak Express Company, the Pony Express was a great financial investment to the U.S. Johnny Fry () – Johnny Fry was the first “official” westbound rider of the Pony Express and Union soldier killed during the Civil War.

Johnny Fry was born in Bourbon County, Kentucky to John Fry and Mary Fry in Evidently, something happened to Fry’s father, as, when he was 16 he moved with his mother and her new husband, Benjamin Wells to Rushville. Buy Pocomoto - Pony Express rider Reprint of 1st Edn by Dixon, Rex (Reginald Alec Martin) (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.5/5(1). - Explore lovesredwoods's board "Pony Express", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Pony express, Pony and Old west pins.Each book was a hardback edition of between to pages with a handsome dust-jacket and a colour frontispiece.

In Paul Hamlyn Publishers began to reissue some of the series in a page paperback version. A few were also published by Nelson in their Nelson “Juniors” paperback series. 1. Pocomoto-Pony Express Rider.Nearly everything you thought you knew about the Pony Express is wrong.

Well, perhaps not wrong, but exaggerated or romanticized. If you’re like me, you’re probably imagining men dressed in fringed leather uniform on horses, riding at break-neck speeds to carry important business and love letters hundreds of miles, perhaps while simultaneously shooting their Wincester rifles in .