The Lost Boy: With Penny the Mustang Pony (Children’s Book)

 Barbara Knight, Illustrated by Dale Burgess, Mustang Books, $14.95, Hardcover.
 Barbara Knight, Illustrated by Dale Burgess, Mustang Books, $14.95, Hardcover.

Ages 4-8: This is the fourth story in a picture book series about the wild pony named Penny. The playful mustang and her friend Star discover a young boy lost in the wilderness. Penny nuzzles him back to the herd. Her parents, Apache and Sassy, then lead the boy through the forest to find his family. The pastel watercolor illustrations perfectly complement this gentle tale on the kindness and intelligence of horses. The book includes questions at the end for young readers, making it suitable for classroom reading.

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