Synopses & Reviews
Joel Goss knows that Little Bub is a special colt, even though he's a runt. And when schoolteacher Justin Morgan asks Joel to break the colt in, Joel is thrilled! Soon word about Little Bub has spread throughout the entire Northeast -- this spirited colt can pull heavier loads than a pair of oxen. And run faster than thoroughbreds! andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt; This is the story of the little runt who became the father of the world-famous breed of American horses -- the Morgan.
"A thing of beauty in every respect and a treasured addition to the home library."
-- Washington Post
An unusual work horse raised in Vermont and known originally as "Little Bub" becomes the sire of a famous American breed and takes the name of his owner, Justin Morgan, in a Newbery Honor book first published in 1946. Reprint.
An unusual work horse, raised in Vermont and known originally as "Little Bub", becomes the sire of a famous American breed and takes the name of his owner, Justin Morgan.
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.