T. L. McBeth's Randy, the Badly Drawn Horse is the hilarious picture book tale of a child's illustrated creation who (never having seen himself) thinks he's extraordinarily beautiful.
Randy knows he’s a beautiful horse—everyone says so. From his silky coat to his perfect smile to his very name, reserved only for the most special of creatures, Randy is beyond compare.
This laugh-out-loud picture book plays with expectations and takes you inside a child's imaginary world, through construction-paper mountains, popsicle-stick forests, and sandpaper deserts. Readers are sure to fall for this maybe-not-so-beautiful but wholly endearing character.
Praise for Randy, the Badly Drawn Horse
"[Randy] will make readers laugh . . . . Give this book a prime spot on the metafiction shelf." —School Library Journal, starred review
"McBeth’s meta-comedy is filled with three-dimensional illustrations . . . . A lovely affirmation of creativity and unconditional love." —Publishers Weekly
T. L. McBeth
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