Little Horse

Betsy Byars; Illustrated by David McPhail

Henry Holt and Co.

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Can Little Horse find his place in the big world?

After accidentally falling into a stream, Little Horse fights the swift current that carries him farther and farther from the valley where he was born.

When he finally manages to scramble ashore, a giant bird swoops down on him. Little Horse runs for cover in a forest of flowers only to have a giant paw pin him to the ground. But a hand gently lifts him up and tucks him inside a warm cave-just like the cave he used to share with his mother.

This tender, fast-moving tale, written by master storyteller Betsy Byars and enhanced by David McPhail's beguiling illustrations, is a true cliff-hanger.

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Betsy Byars; Illustrated by David McPhail

Betsy Byars is the author of many award-winning and popular books for children, including The Seven Treasure Haunts and Tornado. Ms. Byars was awarded the Newbery Medal for The Summer of the Swans. She and her husband live in South Carolina.

David McPhail is the author and illustrator of many books for children, including the popular Pig Pig stories. He lives with his family in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

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Little Horse
Betsy Byars; Illustrated by David McPhail

Hardcover

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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt and Co.
April 2002
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805064131
ISBN10: 0805064133
Chapter Book
5 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, 56 pages, 50 black-and-white illustrations
Age Range: 5 to 9
Grade Range: k to 4
$17.99
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