The Outlaw

The Outlaw

Book - 2018
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In this spare and powerful story set in the Old West, people in a small town live in constant worry of another visit from the Outlaw. Then the Outlaw suddenly and mysteriously disappears. Time passes, and one day a stranger rides into town. He takes it upon himself to fix everything that is in disrepair -- the clapboard schoolhouse, the train station platform. He even builds a horse trough. But when someone recognizes him as the Outlaw, the crowd turns on him. It takes the courage of a small boy to change the course of events ...

The subtle, beautiful mixed-media art with its nineteenth-century textural references perfectly complements this original story from debut author and illustrator Nancy Vo.

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Groundwood Books, 2018.
ISBN: 9781773060163
Branch Call Number: JP Vo
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm

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