A Horse Named Steve
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A Horse Named Steve

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Steve is a fine horse, begins Kelly Collier's clever picture book. But he thinks he could be finer. He wants to be EXCEPTIONAL. When Steve finds a beautiful gold horn in the forest, he realizes he has found his path to the exceptional! He immediately ties the horn to the top of his head and prances off to show his friends. Many of his friends are so inspired; they decide to tie items to the tops of their heads as well. When Steve discovers his horn has suddenly gone missing, he s devastated and frantically searches everywhere to find it. He won t be exceptional without his horn! Or will he?show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 218 x 262 x 12.7mm | 408.23g
  • Kids Can Press
  • West Toronto, Canada
  • English
  • 177138736X
  • 9781771387361
  • 847,325

Review quote

Steve's larger-than-life antics and slapstick foibles will put him right at home alongside other iconic and beloved children's book characters.--The Globe and Mail ... a high speed, tightly woven read ...--CM Magazine Tonally and structurally, the book is reminiscent of the works of Melanie Watt ...--Quill & Quire ... this tale of hubris and self-expression will have both parents and children rolling with laughter.--Booklist "Tonally and structurally, the book is reminiscent of the works of Melanie Watt ..."--Quill & Quireshow more

About Kelly Collier

First-time author-illustrator Kelly Collier was born in Ottawa and grew up in Toronto. Kelly studied illustration in college and has had lots of editorial work published, but has always wanted to create a children's book. Kelly married a fellow artist who doesn't complain when her projects take over the entire house, she has a dog who sort of resembles Steve and she really loves gold.First-time author-illustrator Kelly Collier was born in Ottawa and grew up in Toronto. Kelly studied illustration in college and has had lots of editorial work published, but has always wanted to create a children's book. Kelly married a fellow artist who doesn't complain when her projects take over the entire house, she has a dog who sort of resembles Steve and she really loves gold.show more

Review Text

... a high speed, tightly woven read ...- CM Magazineshow more

Rating details

222 ratings
3.8 out of 5 stars
5 25% (55)
4 39% (87)
3 30% (66)
2 5% (10)
1 2% (4)
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