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Can anyone think of a cowboy character from book?

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macwoozy Tue 03-May-05 17:30:57

Hi, my ds has to wear costume of a character from a book for school next week. He really wants to wear his cowboy costume but I can't think of any cowboy characters. Anybody know of any??????

Yorkiegirl Tue 03-May-05 17:32:49

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TinyGang Tue 03-May-05 17:33:40

Lone Ranger or Billy the Kid?

macwoozy Tue 03-May-05 17:33:46

Never heard of him!!!!!

JoolsToo Tue 03-May-05 17:35:30

Butch Cassidy or the Sundance Kid

Wild Bill Hickock

Jesse James

Wyatt Earp

macwoozy Tue 03-May-05 17:35:48

Was lone ranger and billy the kid characters from books?

tiffini Tue 03-May-05 17:37:45

i had this problem when my DS had to dress as a character from a book for nursery, i think most books originate from films or tv programmes, so could he go as woody from Toy Story.

macwoozy Tue 03-May-05 17:39:10

Excellent, woody - yes. Now why didn't I think of that

tiffini Tue 03-May-05 17:40:38

problem solved

tamum Tue 03-May-05 17:41:13

<pathetic joke alert> Bob the Builder?

Seriously, there's a picture book that was published a year or two ago about a cowboy, with pictures by someone like Lauren Child. If I can remember any more useful info like errr, the title I'll let you know.

tamum Tue 03-May-05 17:41:47

Too slow, sorry. Woody is a better idea!

macwoozy Tue 03-May-05 17:43:52

Thanks all, we're sorted now, woody it is.

sobernow Tue 03-May-05 18:03:56

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sobernow Tue 03-May-05 18:04:31

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tamum Tue 03-May-05 18:25:14

Oh thank you sobernow, you have put me out of my misery, that's the one I was thinking of!

cupcakes Tue 03-May-05 18:32:37

If you wanted to go another way you could do The Brave Cowboy or TinTin

cupcakes Tue 03-May-05 18:35:15

or here's another: Bubba the Cowboy Prince

cupcakes Tue 03-May-05 18:39:05

Cowboy Small
Lasso Lou and Cowboy McCoy
these are all probably way too obscure!
Were there any cowboys in Little House on the Prairie?

macwoozy Tue 03-May-05 18:48:08

The school did ask if we could bring in the book as well, I was going to see if I could lay my hands on a woody book from the shops, but with all those cowboy books from Amazon I might as well order one from there. Handy really 'cos I can't be bothered to hunt round the shops.

My ds is under 5 by the way.

Cheers for all the suggestions and links

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