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Wonder Horse: The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse - Emily Arnold McCully
Wonder Horse: The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse
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In the late 1800s, former slave and veterinarian Bill "Doc" Key realized that his new foal, Jim, was no ordinary horse. Believing in the power of kindness and patience, Doc taught Jim to spell, recognize the primary colors, and even make change from a cash register!  Performing in shows across... show more
In the late 1800s, former slave and veterinarian Bill "Doc" Key realized that his new foal, Jim, was no ordinary horse. Believing in the power of kindness and patience, Doc taught Jim to spell, recognize the primary colors, and even make change from a cash register!  Performing in shows across the country, Jim stunned audiences with his incredible skills. But when some people called Jim a fake, Doc set out to prove them wrong and to show the world that, thanks to the power of kindness and patience, Jim was truly a wonder horse.Caldecott Medalist Emily Arnold McCully’s account of this fascinating, true story comes alive in her striking illustrations.Wonder Horse is a 2011 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780805087932 (0805087931)
ASIN: 0805087931
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
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Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it
4.0 Wonder Horse
Wow! Wow! Wow! I *LOVE* this story so much. It is hard to imagine a time treating animals with kindness and compassion was viewed as strange. And it's interesting to learn about how views changed and who were the forerunners. This book tells the story of a former slave and self trained veterinarian ...
Peace, Love & Books
Peace, Love & Books rated it
5.0 Wonder Horse: The True Story of the World's Smartest Horse
Great picture book story about Beautiful Jim Key.
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