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And Horns on the Toads (Publications of the Texas Folklore Society)

by Mody Coggin Boatright

  • 336 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Southern Methodist University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore,
  • Myths & mythology,
  • Literature: Folklore/Mythology,
  • Sociology,
  • Folklore & Mythology

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsAllen Maxwell (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages237
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8345065M
    ISBN 10087074013X
    ISBN 109780870740138

    The book which is shown here on the left is available from us, and is considered to be the definitive reference book about these interesting little reptiles. It was written by Wade C. Sherbrooke, a world renowned expert on Horned Lizards. The Horned Toad Prince Jackie Mims Hopkins, Author, Michael Austin, Illustrator Peachtree Publishers $ (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

    Their horns are very noticeable with the longest two being almost cone shaped. Their backs are spiny, with two rows of fringed scales on their sides. Each Texas horned toad takes on the coloring of the vegetation and soil to his own variation and intensity. If you mess with horned toads, they’ll spit blood in your eyes. With two pinholes for ears, they can hear an ant scurry from a foot away. Dust-colored, cold-blooded, gumby boy pterodactyls from the bottom of nature’s cracker jack box hugging their square inch in the sun.

    Vocabulary Literary Terms Character Analysis Direct From the Book Questions Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free.   Horned lizards, or horny toads, as they are popularly known throughout the West, have long had a particular mystique in American folklore. The ancient peoples of the Southwest, the Anasazi and the Mimbres, depicted the little lizard on pottery and in petroglyphs. In more recent times, it Author: Jane Manaster.


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And Horns on the Toads (Publications of the Texas Folklore Society) by Mody Coggin Boatright Download PDF EPUB FB2

And Horns on the Toads [e-book], ark://metadc; Collections. This book is part of the following collection of related materials.

Texas Folklore Society PublicationsCited And Horns on the Toads book 1. And Horns on the Toads. In this Book. Additional Information.

And Horns on the Toads; Mody C. Boatright, Wilson M. Hudson, and Allen Maxwell, eds. Book; Published by: University of North Texas Press; Series: Publications of the Texas Folklore Society; View. And Horns on the Toads Owens, William A.

Seer of Corsicana McNeil, Brownie Curanderos of South Texas Faulk, John Henry Joe Whilden, One of the And Horns on the Toads, book Cited by: 1. And Horns on the Toads Page: 14 p.

; 24 cm. This book is part of the collection entitled: Texas Folklore Society Publications and was provided to The Portal to Cited by: 1. Filmmaker Stefanie Leland grew up in Oklahoma collecting all sorts of critters, as most children did virtually everywhere. One of those critters was the Texas horned lizard (Phrynosoma cornutum), a once abundant reptile that looks like a miniature dinosaur with an armored body and horns protecting its head.

OCLC Number: Description: p. 24 cm. Contents: And horns on the toads / John Q. Anderson --Seer of Corsicana / William A. Owens --Curanderos of South Texas / Brownie McNeil --Joe Whilden, one of the People / John Henry Faulk --Grandpa Brown / William Henry Hardin --Southpaws, psychology, and social science / George D.

Hendricks --The bury-me-not theme in the Southwest / Americo. Horned Toads Are Not Toads. (Confusing Creature Names) Paperback – August 1, by Wes Flynn (Author)Author: Wes Flynn. And Horns on the Toads is now available as a free e-book at the UNT Digital Library and The Portal to Texas History.

This volume borrows its title from John Q. Anderson's article on the horned toad of the Southwest. William Owens' "Seer of Corsicana" and "Curanderos of South Texas" by Brownie McNeil are about the folk doctors or advisers whom the people visited.

"The Horned Toad Prince" is peppered with Spanish words that are easy to understand in context with the story -- but just in case a word proves troublesome, there is a handy Spanish/English dictionary at the end of the book. Does Reba Jo meet her match in the Horned Toad. She's a feisty gal; the toad is as clever as a Texas day is hot/5(13).

Horned toad, (genus Phrynosoma), any of about 14 species of lizards belonging to the family Iguanidae that are usually characterized by daggerlike head spines, or horns; a flattened oval body, pointed fringe scales along the sides of the body, and a short tail are typical features.

The lizards. Mody Coggin Boatright has 24 books on Goodreads with ratings. Mody Coggin Boatright’s most popular book is Mustangs and Cow Horses. The short-horned lizard is often referred to as a “horned toad” or “horny toad” because its squat, flattened shape and short, blunt snout give it a toad-ish look.

Oct 6, - Explore kulrickp's board "Horn Toads" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Toad, Horned lizard and Reptiles and amphibians pins. Genre/Form: Electronic books: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Boatright, Mody Coggin, And horns on the toads.

Denton: University of North Texas Press,   American Toads (The long higher pitched buzzing sounds) Train horns blowing in the distance occasionally Live Picture - Fireflies flying over a pond (Created by Relaxvids). The best children's picture books, fiction or nonfiction, about frogs/toads.

Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Horned lizards (Phrynosoma), also known as horny toads or horntoads, are a genus of North American lizards and the type genus of the family common names refer directly to their flattened, rounded body and blunt snout.

The genus name Phrynosoma means "toad-bodied". In common with large true frogs and toads, horned lizards tend to move sluggishly, making them easy to catch Class: Reptilia. Not either being toads -- they’re lizards -- or having actual horns, horned toads have a pretty deceptive name.

The term refers to the genus Phrynosoma, a group of relatively small, squat lizards endemic to the Americas. A few species sometimes appear in the pet trade, although they aren’t the.

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See more ideas about Toad, Horned lizard and Art pins. Horned toad definition is - any of several small harmless insectivorous lizards (genus Phrynosoma) of the western U.S. and Mexico that resemble toads and have hornlike spines.

The Horned Toad Prince: The original Brother’s Grimm tale, The Frog Prince, has here been remade into a rousing Southwestern tale with elements both fabricated and familiar. Out on the lonesome prairie, Reba Jo is a live-wire cowgirl ready to lasso anything in her 5/5.Horned toads raised as pets also eat crickets and may also benefit from a vitamin or calcium substitute.

Rather than chase their food, horned toads wait for unsuspecting prey. Often, horned toads sit near an anthill until their prey comes close enough to eat, then they swallow it whole.