Fritz and the Beautiful Horses
By Jan Brett
(Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, Library Binding, 9780395308509, 32pp.)
Publication Date: March 1981
Fritz, a pony excluded from the group of beautiful horses within the walled city, becomes a hero when he rescues the children of the city.
With more than thirty million books in print, Jan Brett is one of the nation's foremost author/illustrators of children's books. Jan lives in a seacoast town in Massachusetts, close to where she grew up. During the summer her family moves to a home in the Berkshire Hills of Massachusetts.
"Brett has created magnificent paintings that glorify her simple but engaging story." Publishers Weekly