Synopses & Reviews
Saddle up and get ready to head down the trail with dozens of adorable ponies in this information-packed picture book. A foal trotting alongside its mother and the exciting action of ponies jumping at a show are some of the large, colorful scenes for doting pony enthusiasts to pore over. The complete pony universe is covered - the markings, the breeds, making friends with your pony, daily tasks in the stable, and learning to ride. The text, especially geared to 5-to-8 year olds, is complemented by detailed illustrations and informative captions. Activities such as grooming a pony and putting on a bridle are explained with clear, step-by-step instructions. A reference section at the back of the book includes an illustrated glossary and a comprehensive index. This pony-packed book makes a perfect gift for the young equestrian.
School Library Journal"...if you have a demand for books on ponies for the beginning chapter-book crowd, this one covers the basics in simple, clear language. Children's Literature Especially nice are the generous illustrations highlighting every aspect of pony life. Rich in detail and realistic in appearance, these are the type of illustrations children will love to study.
Using panoramic spreads and step-by-step illustrations, Budd introduces pony-keeping, explaining breeding, grooming, riding clothes and equipment, and riding lessons. Glossary. Full color.
The latest title in a successful, well-established series
Strikingly realistic illustrations conjure up the world of ponies
Ideal for all young pony enthusiasts
Step-by-step pictures about the care of ponies
Meet different pony breeds from around the world, learn how to ride, and discover the basics of pony care. From bridles and brushes to saddles and show jumping, The Best Book of Ponies is packed with facts.