Bonnie dreams of riding: racing around barrels at the rodeo, jumping fences in the steeplechase, lassoing cattle on the range. When Sugar, Bonnie's beloved plastic pony, pops a spring and her dad takes her for riding lessons on a real horse, her dreams come true. She learns how to walk, trot, jump, and how to tack, groom, and care for a horse. Then comes Bonnie's first horse show, with a blue ribbon for herand a surprise for Sugar, too. Carefully researched, full of information, and lovingly illustrated with bright, energetic watercolors, A Blue Ribbon for Sugar is the perfect primer for every young rider.
|Publisher:||Roaring Brook Press|
|Product dimensions:||10.28(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.37(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Elaine Clayton learned to ride barrel-racing horses growing up in Texas, and now lives and rides in Connecticut, where there are more horses per capita than anywhere else in the nation. She is the author/illustrator of three previous picture books and has illustrated numerous works of fiction and poetry.