A writer and artist whose functions cope with the American Western world, he is most well-known for his Newbery Medal-winning reserve, Smoky the Cowhorse. His various other popular works consist of Bucking Equine Riders and Lone Cowboy. He proved helpful being a stuntman and offered in the U.S. Military. He also proved helpful being a sketch musician in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA before posting his initial literary function in the first 1920s. His last function, The American Cowboy, was released the entire year of his loss of life. He was created Joseph Ernest Nephtali Dufault in Quebec, Canada, and he shifted to america just after he was accused of stealing cattle in his indigenous country. He wedded Alice Conradt, the sister of his rodeo partner, in 1920. He and Louis Sachar both earned the Newbery Medal.