Cover image for Under a western sky / Morris ; translator, Jerome Saincantin.
Title:
Under a western sky / Morris ; translator, Jerome Saincantin.
ISBN:
9781849182737
Publication Information:
Canterbury, Kent : Cinebook, 2015.

©2015.
Physical Description:
47 pages : chiefly colour illustrations ; 29 cm.
General Note:
Originally published as Sous le ciel de l'ouest : Marcinelle, Belgium : Dupuis, 1952.
Abstract:
Bandits, cattle drives, fist fights. Adventure is everywhere under a Western sky. Lucky Luke arrives in Nugget Gulch in the company of another lonesome rider, John 'The Philanthropist' Smith. The town is buzzing with excitement over the coming horse race, and the considerable prize promised to the winner. Financially embarrassed, Luke signs up, counting on his exceptional mount to ensure victory. Unfortunately, Jolly Jumper is stolen just before the race! The lonesome cowboy will have to get by without his old friend back this time.
Audience/Reading Level:
For children.
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Bandits, cattle drives, fist fights... Adventure is everywhere under a Western sky. Lucky Luke arrives in Nugget Gulch in the company of another lonesome rider, John Smith. The town is buzzing with excitement over the coming horserace, and the considerable prize promised to the winner. Financially embarrassed, Luke signs up, counting on his exceptional mount to ensure victory. Unfortunately, Jolly Jumper is stolen just before the race! The lonesome cowboy will have to get by without his old friend back this time.


Author Notes

Born and raised in Belgium, author Morris moved to the United States in 1946 and stayed six years. There, he worked for MAD magazine, gathered documentation on the Old West, and experienced firsthand Lucky Luke's home. In 1992 the jury awarded him the Special 20th Anniversary Grand Prix at the International Angouleme Comic Festival.


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