Horse & Pony Stories

Horse & Pony Stories

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This thoroughbred collection of twelve original horse stories captures the appeal of these magnificent creatures and the very special relationship between a horse and its rider. From a New York City police horse and a beloved Shetland pony to a performing Lipizzan stallion and a cowgirl's hard-working Appaloosa, this anthology features exhilarating and moving equine adventures from around the world. Specially commissioned illustrations make this beautiful volume essential reading for anyone with a passion for horses. Jenny Oldfield is a horse enthusiast and a best-selling author of children's fiction, including the Horses of Half-Moon Ranch series, with more than a million copies of her books sold around the world. Specially commissioned illustrations make this beautiful volume essential reading for anyone with a passion for horses.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 127 pages
  • 203.2 x 266.7 x 20.3mm | 771.12g
  • Kingfisher
  • United States
  • English
  • 0753458500
  • 9780753458501

Review quote

Children's Literature Sure to be a favorite with horse-loving readers in upper elementary and middle schools. VOYA Comprising a collection that runs from historical fiction to fantasy, this handsomely presented volume will appeal to young horse lovers...This collection's creative, full color illustrations add life and beauty to the stories...Find a spot on the shelf in your children's department where this book can find a wider audience. School Library Journal There is a fine mixture of contemporary, fantasy, and historical fiction...Superb, expressive illustrations capture the unique physical characteristics of each equine and evoke the passion of the humans with whom they interact. These well-written and sensitively selected stories will appeal to readers who are looking for some unforgettable animals and their human companions.show more

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4.15 out of 5 stars
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