Hush, Little Horsie

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

Publication Date: September 28, 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Board Book

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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

Award-winning author Jane Yolen has written more than three hundred books, including Owl Moon, winner of the Caldecott Medal, and the New York Times bestselling How Do Dinosaurs . . . ? series. Her work has garnered some of the most prestigious awards in children’s publishing. When she is not writing, Jane composes songs and works as a professional storyteller. She is the mother of three grown children and a grandmother of six.

As a child, Jane was crazy about horses, though she knew only the ones who drew the hansom cabs in New York City’s Central Park. But once her family moved to Connecticut, she got her chance to ride Lipizzaners, the great white “airs aboveground” horses. She has never forgotten the feeling of riding such powerful, beautiful, and well-trained steeds.

Jane now lives in Hatfield, Massachusetts.

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