Texas Jack, a long-eared jackrabbit, tells thestory of the Alamo and the brave men who fought and died at the most famousbattle in Texas history. Vibrant illustrations by James Rice bring to life theevents of the struggle. In this tale you'll meet Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie,Colonel William Travis, and the Mexican general Santa Anna.Texas Jack vividly describes the course of the battle, and the carefullyresearched illustrations recreate the Alamo exactly as it was in 1836. Readersage eight and up will enjoy the story, and Texans and non-Texans alike will beenchanted by this historical account of the birth of the Lone Star State.James Rice is a well-known author and illustrator of children's books. Hehas written fifteen books, and illustrated eight others. Rice is perhaps bestknown for his Gaston the Alligator series, and more than 600,000 copiesof his books are in print. The Texas Commission on the Arts has appointed himto the Texas Artist-in-Residence program.Rice, James is the author of 'Texas Jack at the Alamo', published 1989 under ISBN 9780882897257 and ISBN 088289725X.