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Barney's Horse (I Can Read Books)by Syd Hoff
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‘Barney is a street peddler who sells fruits and vegetables while dispensing kindness and horseback rides to the children on his route. Progress brings elevated trains to the area, resulting in Barneys horse running away before everyone adjusts to the changes. Brightly colored illustrations depict clear action. A satisfying story. —BL.
Though he is used to the city streets, Barney's horse becomes frightened of the noisy new overhead trains.
About the Author
Syd Hoff is the author and illustrator of many popular children's books, including the classic I Can Read Books Danny and the Dinosaur, Stanley, and The Horse in Harry's Room. He also illustrated the I Can Read Book Don't Be My Valentine by Joan Lexau.
Born and raised in New York City, Mr. Hoff studied at the National Academy of Design. His cartoons were a regular feature in such magazines as The New Yorker and Esquire for many years and were syndicated in newspapers across the country.
Mr. Hoff lives in Miami Beach, Florida
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