Wild Reads: Horses by K. M. Peyton


Wild Reads: Horses by K. M. Peyton

This marvellous book covers a wide range of topics, from different breeds of horse, horse history and how to look after your horse. Packed with facts and illustrations this is a wonderful introduction to the animal world for young readers. For real horse enthusiasts this book also suggests websites and places to visit to find out even more! Other titles in this series: *Big Cats *Spiders *Frogs and Toads *Bees *Elephants *Wolves *Snakes *Sharks *Rats *Whales *Crocodiles *Dinosaurs *Dogs


The minute I opened [Wild Reads], my kids, aged 8 and 5, devoured them They are filled with colorful, very detailed drawings to interest the non-readers, and have large print for young readers. The books don't talk down to the kids, however. There are plenty of big words to learn, but each book comes with a handy glossary in the back These books help make nonfiction more accessible to children and show that nonfiction can be just as fun and interesting as fiction. --Wired Magazine, GeekDad Children will go 'wild

--San Francisco Book Review

About the Author

K. M. Peyton

Born in 1929 K. M. Peyton is a well known and well loved author of over 50 books for children. Author of the Flambards Series and A Pattern of Roses, both of which have been adapted for film, she was winner of the Carnegie Medal in 1969 for The Edge of the Cloud, part of the Flambards Series.

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32 pages


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Publication date

5th February 2009



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