Synopses & Reviews
Long ago, a lone little burro roamed the high cliffs of the Grand Canyon and touched the hearts of all who knew him: a grizzled old miner, a big-game hunter, even President Teddy Roosevelt. Named Brighty by the prospector who befriended him, he remained a free spirit at heart. But when a ruthless claim-jumper murdered the prospector, loyal Brighty risked everything to bring the killer to justice. andlt;BRandgt; Brighty's adventures have delighted generations of readers, and he has become the symbol of a joyous way of life. Some people say that you can even see his spirit roving the canyon on moonlit nights-forever wild, forever free.
Philadelphia Inquirer "An exciting tale... fun to read aloud."
Philadelphia Inquirer"An exciting tale... fun to read aloud."
This is the true story of a shaggy little burro that blazed the original trails through the Grand Canyon, long before it became a national park. Black-and-white illustrations.
About the Author
Marguerite Henryandlt;bandgt; andlt;/bandgt;was the beloved author of such classic horse stories as andlt;iandgt;King of the Wind, Misty of Chincoteague,andlt;/iandgt; and andlt;iandgt;Stormy: Mistyand#8217;s Foal,andlt;/iandgt; all of which are available in Aladdin paperback editions.Wesley Dennis was best known for his illustrations in collaboration with author Marguerite Henry. They published sixteen books together.