Bramble and Maggie

Horse Meets Girl

By Jessie Haas; Alison Friend (Illustrator)
(Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763649555, 56pp.)

Publication Date: March 27, 2012

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Description

Come along for a spirited ride as Bramble — a horse with interesting "little ways"- and her devoted girl, Maggie, make their debut in this inviting early reader.

Maggie wants a pony to ride and take care of, and to prepare she’s been reading a big book on horse care. Meanwhile, Bramble is bored with giving riding lessons and walking in circles. She’s looking for just the right person to take her away from her routine. Is it a perfect match? Maggie loves Bramble as soon as she sees her, but there are some things Bramble has to be sure of. Will Maggie let Bramble venture into new places? Will she protect Bramble from strange objects in the yard? Will she, most importantly, know when Bramble needs her undivided attention? This charming and funny early reader is an ideal match for young animal lovers and anyone who has ever longed for a friend who truly understands.




About the Author
Jessie Haas has owned horses since she was six years old. The author of more than 30 books, her work focuses mostly on horses. She is the author of "Chico's Challenge". She lives with her family in Vermont.

Alison Friend has loved drawing animals since she was a little girl. She spent three years after art school as an apprentice stonemason, where she worked high up in the historic buildings of Nottingham, England. Alison lives with her husband and son in a small cottage in the Lake District in England, known for its fells and lakes and also famous for being home to Beatrix Potter. Alison is the illustrator of five picture books, including What Color Is Caesar? by Maxine Kumin and Scrawny Cat by Phyllis Root.
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