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Hello, Horse

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Hello, Horse
Written by Vivian French
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781536223545
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Hello, Horse

author: Vivian French
illustrator: Catherine Rayner

series name:
Read and Wonder

I have a friend named Catherine, and she has a horse named Shannon. “Come and meet her,” Catherine says.

A little boy isn’t sure if he likes horses, but his friend Catherine assures him that her horse will like him. Shannon is very big, but she’s beautiful, with dark eyes that look at him as if she knows everything there is to know. Catherine patiently teaches the boy how to talk to a horse quietly, how to feed her carrots, how to lead her across a field, even how to blow at her softly to show that he likes her. But is he ready to climb up on Shannon’s back and take a ride? Facts about horses are sprinkled throughout to satisfy inquisitive readers.

Now in paperback, this gentle introduction to horses will appeal to both horse lovers and those who need a little reassurance before jumping into the saddle.
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1536223549 /  9781536223545
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Non-Fiction - Picture Book / Paperback
age range:
5 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
40 / 9 1/16" x 9 13/16"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 3
Animals; Social Topics;
author’s comments:
Vivian French has written more than 250 books for young readers, including Growing Frogs and T. Rex, both illustrated by Alison Bartlett, as well as the Tales from the Five Kingdoms series. She lives in Scotland.
illustrator’s comments:
Catherine Rayner is the illustrator of many books for young readers and has won many awards for her artwork, including a Kate Greenaway Medal. The horse in this book is based on her own horse named Shannon. Catherine Rayner lives in Scotland.
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