2: chapter book
|Category Description||juvenile fiction / animals / horses|
|Dimensions||7 in h | 5.5 in w | 0.4 in t | 0.3 lb wt|
|Genre||Animal Realistic Fiction|
|Description||For all lovers of horses and history! This latest book in the Horse Diaries series features an Andalusian horse in romantic sixteenth-century Spain.
Southern Spain, 1570s
Calvino is a dapple-gray Andalusian stallion. He grew up driving cattle in the mountains, but soon he catches the eye of King Philip II's horse master. Now Calvino and his young rider, Rico, must learn the complicated moves of doma clásica riding. Calvino doesn't understand the use of this prancing"”until he and Rico are chosen to represent the king in a deadly bullfight that will put all his skills to the test. Here is Calvino's story . . . in his own words.
Praise for Elska (Horse Diaries #1):
"A must for horse lovers, the cozy and exciting adventure will draw a wide audience."� "”Booklist