Pancho Bandito and the Amarillo Armadillo (Book 1)

Written by Mike Sundy  /  Illustrated by Jonathan Sundy

Pancho Bandito and the Amarillo Armadillo is an epic Western tall tale about friendship that's a hoot to read aloud.  Pancho Bandito is a giant kid cowboy who longs for his own horse.  He travels to Texas to sell cattle but runs into the monstrous Amarillo Armadillo.  Can Pancho save Fort Worth from the beast and make a friend along the way?

This Western kid's book is chock full of humorous action and adventure with a wily animal.  The playful language and gorgeous landscapes make it a rollickin' read for grown-ups and young'uns alike.  Click a button below to share the fun with your own whippersnappers!

Pancho Bandito and the Avocado Desperadoes (Book 2)

Written by Mike Sundy  /  Illustrated by Jonathan Sundy

Pancho Bandito and the Avocado Desperadoes is an epic tall tale with crop-robbing bandits, mythical South American mysteries, and big secrets about Pancho's past.  Ride along with heroic Pancho as he seeks an ancient power to defend a helpless town against a gang of greedy desperadoes.  Click a button below to grab your copy today!

PANCHO BANDITO AND THE Sugarcane Hurricane (BOOK 3)

Written by Mike Sundy  /  Illustrated by Jonathan Sundy

Pancho Bandito and the Sugarcane Hurricane is an epic tall tale adventure set on a speeding train.  Ride along with Pancho and AA as they track down greedy Gordito and learn huge secrets about Pancho's family.  Click below to pre-order Book 3!

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School Readings

Interested in having Mike or Jonathan come to your school?  A typical school visit consists of a Pancho Bandito reading, Q&A on the book and then a demonstration of how to illustrate the main characters.  In person visits are limited to schools near the San Francisco Bay Area or Portland, Oregon.  For all other schools, we're happy to set up a video call using Skype or a related app.  

Contact Mike at to arrange a visit to your school!


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