Elska

Elska Cover

Elska

By Catherine Hapka; Ruth Sanderson (Illustrator)

Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375847325, 113pp.

Publication Date: March 24, 2009

Description
Iceland, circa AD 1000
Elska is a silver dapple Icelandic filly. She spends summers frisking about the countryside and winters in the farmyard, where the girl human Amma takes special care of her. But when a powerful neighbor notices Elska, her contented life suddenly changes. Here is Elska's story . . . in her own words.


About the Author
Catherine Hapka has written more than 150 books for children and young adults many about horses, including several in the Saddle Club and Pine Hollow series. A lifelong horse lover, she rides several times per week and appreciates horses of all breeds. She lives on a small farm in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Ruth Sanderson has illustrated books for children of all ages, including "Summer Pony "and "Winter Pony. "She lives with her family in Ware, Massachusetts, and her favorite hobby is horseback riding."