The frontier is at the heart of America. For more than a hundred years, the vivid stories of the West have thrilled and enthralled audiences both young and old, and captured the imaginations of generations.
Here are the adventures of outlaws and gunslingers, explorers and settlers, lumberjacks and cowboys. Here are the songs of the trail and campfire, the solemn grandeur of the wilderness, and the danger of unexplored territory. Here are legends-Pecos Bill, Paul Bunyan, Calamity Jane-and trailblazers-Lewis and Clark, Daniel Boone. Each will take the reader to the edge of a vast frontier, to a time when the wilderness was just outside our doors.
Illustrated by such renowned artists as N. C. Wyeth, Winslow Homer, and Frederic Remington, these stirring stories and songs are sure to absorb and entertain, introducing to readers of all ages the spirit and lasting power of the American West.