The Water Horse

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Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Yearling Books
Publish Date
Pages
118
Dimensions
5.29 X 7.64 X 0.33 inches | 0.23 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780375842313

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About the Author

Dick King-Smith was born and raised in Gloucestershire, England. After twenty years as a farmer, he turned to teaching and then to writing children's books that have received critical acclaim on both sides of the Atlantic. Among his well-loved novels are Babe: The Gallant Pig, Harry's Mad, Martin's Mice, Ace: The Very Important Pig, The Robber Boy, The Invisible Dog, Three Terrible Trins, Harriet's Hare, The Stray, A Mouse Called Wolf, and Mr. Ape. Mr. King-Smith passed in away in 2011, but his stories live on.

Reviews

"A rich, mostly tender fairy tale that combines elements of such children's classics as The Secret of Roan Inish, E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial, and Born Free. . . . Combining the best of fantasy and somber reflection, The Water Horse is a lovely ride." --The Washington Post on the film adaptation

"Well-written, fast-paced . . . with appealing, distinctive characters, humor, and drama. King-Smith's imaginative spin on an old myth makes the outrageous possible." --Booklist

"One of the most delightful children's authors." --The Guardian on Dick King-Smith