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Leroy Ninker Saddles Up: Tales from Deckawoo Drive, Volume One
by Kate DiCamillo. Edition Date:: 08/26/2014
Yippie-i-oh! Saddle up for the first in a spin-off series starring favorite characters from Kate DiCamillo’s New York Times best-selling Mercy Watson books.

Leroy Ninker has a hat, a lasso, and boots. What he doesn’t have is a horse — until he meets Maybelline, that is, and then it’s love at first sight. Maybelline loves spaghetti and sweet nothings, and she loves Leroy, too. But when Leroy forgets the third and final rule of caring for Maybelline, disaster ensues. Can Leroy wrestle fate to the ground, rescue the horse of his heart, and lasso loneliness for good? Join Leroy, Maybelline, and a cast of familiar characters — Stella, Frank, Mrs. Watson, and everyone’s favorite porcine wonder, Mercy — for some hilarious and heartfelt horsing around on Deckawoo Drive
About the Author

Yippie-i-oh. Leroy dreams of being a cowboy. He has a hat, boots, and lasso. He works at a movie theater and always watches the cowboy movies. He’s ready to stand up for justice. Yup, the way he figures it, being a cowboy is just about the best life there is. All he needs is a horse and the newspaper want ads have just the one.
Maybelline’s owner is no longer able to care for her. So she places an ad in the newspaper hoping to find just the right owner for her horse. And not any owner

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