Hush, Little Horsie

By Jane Yolen; Ruth Sanderson (Illustrator)
(Random House Books for Young Readers, Hardcover, 9780375858536, 32pp.)

Publication Date: September 28, 2010

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Description
"Hush, little horsie, "
"Asleep on the moor."
"Your mama is close--"
"That's what mamas are for."
Mama horses around the world promise to watch over their little ones as the foals frolic and play and eventually fall asleep in this soothing bedtime story. Young horse lovers will drift off with Ruth Sanderson's stunning horses in their minds and the promise of their own parents' enduring love in their hearts.
Award-winning author Jane Yolen has written the "New York Times" bestselling How Do Dinosaurs . . . series and "Owl Moon," winner of the Caldecott Medal. In "Hush, Little Horsie, " she has dreamed up a lovely rhyming read-aloud for a mother and child to snuggle up with.
This gorgeous picture book is perfect for horse lovers big and small--and for mothers in need of a good bedtime story.



About the Author
Jane Yolen is one of the most distinguished and successful authors for young readers and adults in the country. She is the author of more than 200 books--including "Briar Rose", "Sister Light, Sister Dark", "Owl Moon", and the immensely popular "The Devil's Arithmetic". Her books have won awards including the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, the World Fantasy Award, the Jewish Book Award, and two Christopher Medals. She lives in Hatfield, Massachusetts.

Author of many books for children, Shirley Climo has explored international variations of the Cinderella myth in her popular and carefully researched books The Irish Cinderlad, illustrated by Loretta Krupinski, The Korean Cinderella, and The Egyptian Cinderella, both illustrated by Ruth Heller. Ms. Climo lives in Los Altos, CA.

Ruth Sanderson is the author and illustrator of such beautiful children's books as The Twelve Dancing Princesses, The Enchanted Wood, and Papa Gatto. She lives in Ware, MA.

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