New children’s books inspire imagination, sense of adventure among kids

BRANSON, Mo. — Author Eddy Bolton announces the nationwide release of his two new books, “Roundup” and “On the Range.” These engaging children’s books are illustrated by Jerry Pittenger.

“Roundup” and “On the Range” are coloring and activity books. They coordinate with the three books in the Bailey and Canteen adventure series.

“Roundup” and “On the Range” compile pictures and activities related to “Canyon Rescue,” “Lost and Found” and “Shelter From the Storm,” which are three adventure stories in the “The Adventures Of Bailey And Canteen” series.

So roundup all your friends and head out on the range to select your very own colors and creations in these two delightful coloring and activity books! Bailey welcomes you to color him in some really bright cowboy outfits.

Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the books are available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at, or by visiting or

Bolton has entertained crowds for over 35 years, performing with such groups as the Texans, the Legendary Speers, Calvary Construction Company, The Blackwoods and others. Born and raised in Texas, he now lives in Branson, Missouri, with his wife, Julie. Bolton is a lover of sports, the great outdoors, animals and nature. He has two sons, Shane and Kenny, and four grandchildren: Bailey (serving as the inspiration for the Bailey character), Brandon, Madisyn and Parker.

Pittenger has worked in illustration and design for 10 years. He lives in Gallatin, Tennessee, with his wife, Shawn; his sons, Caleb and Conner and their dog, Cocoa.

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