Horses

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Kids love Horses, and this book shows why. Beautiful, action-filled photographs of horses running, playing and working as well as information about the earliest horses, grooming and care bring this book to life. This is the definitive horse book for young readers.

Describes the physical characteristics, markings, and uses of horses and examines such specific breeds as the pinto, Clydesdale, and Arabian.

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Overview

Kids love Horses, and this book shows why. Beautiful, action-filled photographs of horses running, playing and working as well as information about the earliest horses, grooming and care bring this book to life. This is the definitive horse book for young readers.

Describes the physical characteristics, markings, and uses of horses and examines such specific breeds as the pinto, Clydesdale, and Arabian.

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Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Michelle H. Martin
If you aren't a horse expert yet, but would like to be, Horses is a perfect place to begin. Everts and Kalman have interspersed color photographs and labeled illustrations within their informative text to teach young readers about horse breeds, body parts and history, and plenty more. The authors discuss several popular breeds in detail, and even describe the unusual performances of the Austrian Lipizzaners. Perhaps the best aspect of this appealing picture book is the authors' efforts to make the information accessible even to those who have no knowledge of horses. And for any terms that might have slipped by the reader, there is a brief glossary at the back of the book. A kid-friendly book, Horses features several photographs of children riding, grooming and mounting horses. Regardless of what stage in their equestrian education they might find themselves, young horse lovers will enjoy this informational picture book.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780865057234
  • Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 3/28/1995
  • Series: Crabapples Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 787,882
  • Age range: 6 - 7 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.44 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 0.19 (d)

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