Wild Horses

Wild Horses

by Diane Swanson
     
 

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The world of wild horses is a world of freedom. Wild horses in North America are actually descendants of tame animals that arrived with early European explorers. Horses love to run. They can sleep standing up and walk within an hour of their birth.

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The world of wild horses is a world of freedom. Wild horses in North America are actually descendants of tame animals that arrived with early European explorers. Horses love to run. They can sleep standing up and walk within an hour of their birth.

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Children's Literature
This book from the "Welcome to the World of Animals" series explores the world of wild horses. Chapter one, "World of Difference," explains the origins of wild horses in North America. Chapter two, "Where in the World," describes the various climates and places that wild horses roam. Chapter three, "World Full of Food," explains how horses graze and manage to find food for the entire herd. Chapter four, "World of Words," describes how wild horses use sound and body language to communicate. Chapter five, "New World," explains the birth and early life of foals in a wild horse band. Chapter six, "Changing World," describes the interaction amongst horses in a band. Chapter seven, "Fun World," describes the games foals play. Numerous photographs, a glossary, and various facts sprinkled throughout the book make this a lively and entertaining way for children to learn about wild horses. 2004, Gareth Stevens, Ages 7 to 10.
—Amie Rose Rotruck

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781552853207
Publisher:
Whitecap Books, Limited
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Series:
Welcome to the World of Series
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.80(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
4 - 7 Years

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Meet the Author

Diane Swanson specializes in nature writing for children. She is the author of many books, including Safari Beneath the Sea, which won the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Non-Fiction for Children. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.

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