How to Love a Pony (Beginner Books (r))

by Michelle Meadows (Author) Sawyer Cloud (Illustrator)

Reading Level: K − 1st Grade

A rhymed Beginner Book about a young girl and her pony, perfect for animal-lovers and budding equestrians!

Meet Lily, a seven-year-old girl who lives with her parents, grandparents, and two brothers on their horse farm in the country. Lily has a Welsh pony that she adores, and in this charming Beginner Book, we see how Lily and her family work together to care for the pony throughout the changing seasons of the year.

With vibrant illustrations, this is the kind of story that young riders--or kids who dream of riding--will want to read over and over! Originally created by Dr. Seuss himself, Beginner Books are fun and easy to read.

These unjacketed hardcover early readers encourage children to read all on their own, using simple words and illustrations. Smaller than the classic large format Seuss picture books like The Lorax and Oh, The Places You'll Go!, these portable packages are perfect for practicing readers ages 3-7, and lucky parents, too!

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Review quotes

"A charming year in the life of a most idyllic farm; horse lovers will be entranced." —Kirkus Reviews
Michelle Meadows
MICHELLE MEADOWS is the author of numerous children's books, among them the Beginner Book How to Love a Pony, and the rhymed biographies Flying High: The Story of Gymnastics Champion Simone Biles and the award-winning Brave Ballerina: The Story of Janet Collins--the first African American principal dancer at the Metropolitan Opera House. Michelle lives near the beach in Delaware with her husband and son.

SAWYER CLOUD is a self-taught freelance artist living in Madagascar, her native country. Sawyer loves sunny days and music. If not drawing, she is singing out loud in her room, wearing her favorite fairy costume, and sharing that moment with her online friends. She lives on her island with her family and her two pets, Arya the dog and Potter the cat.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication date
May 02, 2023
Beginner Books(r)
BISAC categories
JUV043000 - Juvenile Fiction | Readers | Beginner
JUV002130 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Horses
JUV032090 - Juvenile Fiction | Sports & Recreation | Equestrian
Library of Congress categories
African Americans
Picture books
Stories in rhyme
Farm life
Readers (Publications)
Horsemen and horsewomen

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