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Album of Horses From award winning author Marguerite Henry comes a classic reference work about horses and their originsHow did the Morgan horse get its name What are the differences between a Belgian and a Clydesdale Why are the Byerly Turk, Darley Arabian, and Godolphin Arabian so important Find the answers to these and many other intriguing questions in Marguerite Henry s Album of Horses The award winning author of Misty of Chincoteague and King of the Wind describes in vivid detail the hardworking Shire, the elegant Lipizzan, the spirited Mustang, and many Each description is paired with a full color illustration by Wesley Dennis This keepsake edition is a gorgeous addition to any collection of Henry s books and a favorite for years to come

10 thoughts on “Album of Horses

  1. Manybooks Manybooks says:

    I still quite vividly remember signing Marguerite Henry s Album of Horses out of the school library in the early spring of 1977 at the age of ten and with much eager anticipation, but then not really all that much enjoying the different horse breed specific anecdotes and sections not because they were badly written, not because Marguerite Henry did not writ

  2. Pete Pete says:

    I opened a book cabinet and found this book I was searching for to give a young rider I have 6 copies I would think every horse lover would have this book on their shelf It broadens knowledge of how beautiful all horses are.Marguerite did a wonderful job.

  3. Jaksen Jaksen says:

    I own this book I went through a very brief interested in horses period when a kid My cousins, who lived across the street from me, owned horses, rode them, went to shows, etc., but I was just a bystander I was a bit older than them and never got to own a horse ButIn my backyard, which bordered on a huge pasture owned by a neighbor, there was always a horse A Palom

  4. Anita Anita says:

    Wonderful stories of real horses are included in the brief chapters on several varieties of these animals The illustrations are beautiful The book is written at a level for children, but there is plenty for adults as well Very, very enjoyable read for those who love animals The author is obviously one of those people She s written a flock of books about horses and othe

  5. puppitypup puppitypup says:

    Children s Book One of my two all time favorite books as I child I spent hours and hours over the years gazing at the pictures with dreams in my head I m the kid that asked Santa for a pony every year In fact, one of my criteria for picking a husband was how well he could ride Me and my cowboy have been married thirty years now, live on a beautiful little ranch and have ho

  6. Bonnie Bonnie says:

    I picked up this childhood favorite on a recent trip in the Pacific Northwest This is one of Henry s non fiction books, a collection of essays about various breeds of horses light breeds, drafters, and ponies alike I remember checking it out of the library often as a child I m sure at one point I learned something from it, but I believe the main reason I was drawn back to it a

  7. Stacy Stacy says:

    I remember looking through this book hundreds of times as a child To this day, I think the illustrations are beautiful.

  8. Jenna Jenna says:

    I had forgotten how much I loved Henry s beautiful writing style Her passion for horses shines through her books so much, like she can put into words the amazing feelings that horse people have felt about these animals Marguerite Henry s books should be read by every horsey person

  9. Julia Julia says:

    This is one book that has often been recommended to me many times but one that I never got around to Although I had read some of Marguerite Henry s books I kind of gave up on the Misty of Chincoteague series after a while since of the constant new appearance of books it is a practice that is continued to this day with new series I found it an interesting work that explores the history of

  10. Rena Sherwood Rena Sherwood says:

    Way back in the age of the dinosaurs, I owned a substantial horse book collection mostly gone now This was one of my most read books I used to take it out the library constantly until I finally got hold of a used copy when I was college age or thereabouts I managed to read it several times in the years I had it, even when I had other books sitting around unread It s an old friend.So perhaps m

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