Golden Sun

By Whitney Sanderson; Ruth Sanderson (Illustrator)
(Random House Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780375861949, 140pp.)

Publication Date: August 10, 2010

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For anyone who has ever dreamed of hearing a horse’s story...

Oregon, 1790
Golden Sun is a chestnut snowflake Appaloosa. In summer, he treks through the mountains with his rider, a Nez Perce boy named Little Turtle, as he gathers healing plants. But when Little Turtle’s best friend falls ill, Golden Sun discovers his true calling. Here is Golden Sun’s story...in his own words.

With moving and knowledgeable text and lovely black and white art throughout—by a mother-daughter team of horse experts—this is the perfect fit for all lovers of horses and history!




About the Author
Whitney Sanderson decided to write a story based on the life of Treasure after she spent a summer volunteering at Little Brook Farm in 2010. Whitney is also the author of Horse Diaries #5: Golden Sun and Horse Diaries #10: Darcy, published by Random House. To learn more about the author, visit http: //www.whitneysanderson.com

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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