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Winter Shoes for Shadow Horse

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Publisher Comments:

A boy hears the ringing of a hammer in the evening air. He follows the sound to the blacksmith shop where the fiery forge makes it a warm place on a winter's night. The boy watches as his father pounds steel on an anvil. Tonight he is making shoes for Shadow Horse. When the big horse arrives, led by his owner, he stomps and whinnies. Then, after a few pats on his broad back and a sugar-cube treat, Shadow Horse settles down. The father lifts the left hoof and the shoeing begins. The night will be a special one for the boy, when his father helps him shoe his first horse. Linda Oatman High's beautiful story depicts the loving bond between parent and child, while Ted Lewin's luminescent illustrations capture the heat and flickering shadows of a blacksmith shop one cold night in winter.

Synopsis:

A boy and his ironsmith father bond on a cold winter's night when they shoe the magical Shadow Horse in the blacksmith shop. Illustrations.

About the Author

Linda Oatman High is the author of the picture books Barn Savers (illustrated by Ted Lewis), Beekeepers (illustrated by Doug Chayka), and The Christmas Star (illustrated by Ronald Himler). Her novels include Maizie; Hound Heaven; The Summer of the Great Divide; and A Stone's Throw from Paradise. She lives in Narvon, Pennsylvania.

Ted Lewin has illustrated more than one hundred books for children, including Peppe the Lamplighter by Elisa Bartone, for which he was awarded the Caldecott Honor; and The Always Prayer Shawl by Sheldon Oberman, which received the National Jewish Book Award. Mr. Lewin lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife Betsy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781563974724
ill.:
Lewin, Ted
Author:
Lewin, Ted
Author:
High, Linda Oatman
Publisher:
Boyds Mills Press
Location:
Honesdale, Pa.
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
Horses
Subject:
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
Subject:
Animals - Horses
Subject:
Fathers and sons
Subject:
Blacksmithing
Subject:
Horseshoers
Subject:
Fantasy & Magic
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-Horses
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Blacksmiths
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover, Jacketed, Picture, Sewn
Series Volume:
14926
Publication Date:
20010931
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 0.89 lb
Age Level:
04-08

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