The Wild Adventure of Oklahoma Joe's 10-Gallon Hat

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About the author:
Hall has been cartooning since the age of six when he painted an airplane on the back of a classmate's white shirt. His friend wanted to fly...and did...with him to the cloak room for a sound spanking.

Duncan's cartoons have appeared in local, national and overseas publications. His work has taken him to 28 countries.

In 1974 he received the Whitney M. Young Human Relations Award for his interracial cartoon strip, Winner Williams.

Hall's doctorate is in cross-cultural communication from the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, where he researched the pictorial perception of Zulu and Tsonga children in order to become a more effective illustrator. Some of his research has been published by the University of Cambridge, England and New Readers Press, Syracuse, New York.

Upon his return from South Africa,
he taught cartooning and advertising for seventeen years at Central State University in Oklahoma, now the University of Central Oklahoma.

As director of International Services for the International Center for Humor and Health in Edmond, Oklahoma, he has presented workshops on humor and health in South Africa, Latin America, Europe, Asia and the United States.

He now specializes in humor and health training for senior citizens.

Hall has four sons, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, all of whom keep him well-supplied with laughter and cartoon material.

Dr. Duncan now resides in his studio cottage in Edmond, Oklahoma, U.S.A.
Aside from his "Off Our Rockers" workshops and writing children's books, his hobbies are ballroom dancing and exploring world history.

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The Wild Adventure of Oklahoma Joe's 10-Gallon Hat

Authored by Hall Duncan Ph.D.
Edited by Stephanie Driver
Revised by Victor Driver Sr
Edition: Second

Oklahoma Joe, an American Indian Cowboy, rides out from his ranch to lead a rodeo parade. His horse bucks when scared by a rattlesnake. His ten-gallon hat flies off and disappears out of sight. Joe hasn't time to chase it and gallops toward town.

Meanwhile, his hat experiences a wild adventure with a buffalo, a windmill, three ids, a hawk, a policeman and a flea market owner called Secondhand Sal.

The story has a surprise ending and is enhanced with interesting sidebars of information about Oklahoma and its Native Americans.

The book is full of fun, fantasy, and facts to encourage children ages five to eleven to enjoy learning about Oklahoma's Native Americans. The author shows them how and where to begin.

Publication Date:
1514112191 / 9781514112199
Page Count:
Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
8.5" x 11"
Full Color with Bleed
Related Categories:
Humor / General

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