Skelton, Charles L

About the author

Charles K Skelton is an author I’ve had no success at all in tracking down. As far as I’m aware, he wrote just the one book, Riding West on the Pony Express.

Finding the book
Reasonably easy to find.

Links and sources
Terri Wear: Horse Stories: An Annotated Bibliography


Riding West on the Pony Express

Macmillan, New York, 1937.
Oxford University Press, London, 1938, 195 pp.
Macmillan, New York, 1963, 180 pp.

Chet and Heff both want to sign up with the newly formed Pony Express, but the Pony Express doesn’t take just anyone. Chet does manage to get taken on, but he only manages a few runs before he is shot by a would-be robber.