By (author) Paul Goble
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Mystic Horse by Paul Goble
Book DescriptionFrom the first brilliant rush of horses to the triumphant sight of beautiful bays, chestnuts, shiny blacks, whites, grays, and paints galloping across the pages, Paul Goble's very special book will delight all who love horses and all who love stories that tell of the spiritual connection between people and animals.His magnificent, detailed paintings evoke an almost forgotten world as he recounts a stirring legend based on the oral tradition of the Pawnee. Focusing on a poor boy and his grandmother, adventure begins when the boy discovers an old, limping horse. Though ridiculed by his tribe, the boy cares for the horse and brings it back to health. In turn, the animal helps his friend achieve greatness, only to be betrayed. The boy's remorse is sincere, but will he be forgiven?Captivating readers, Caldecott medalist Paul Goble shows how a loving friendship changes the lives of a people.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780060298135
(290mm x 222mm x 9mm)
Imprint: HarperCollins Children's Books
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 1-Jul-2003
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Paul Goble
Red Cloud's War, Hardback (June 2015)
With just 80 soldiers, Captain Fetterman boasted that he could defeat the entire Lakota nation. In 1866, after the Civil War, he would get his chance against Lakota chief Red Cloud. Fetterman's failure forced a negotiated peace treaty conceding every demand by the Lakota!
Horse Raid, Hardback (June 2014)
Young Lone Bull dreamed of becoming a warrior. For the tribes of the American plains in the Buffalo Days of pre-reservation life, horse raiding was a chance for men to show their courage and bravery in battle. But Lone Bull's father had just refused to let him join the horse raid! How could he become a warrior if he remained at home?
Custer's Last Battle, Hardback (October 2013)
When 700 men commanded by General Custer faced the combined forces of the Lakota, Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes led by Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull at the Little Bighorn, the massacre became the stuff of legend. This title retells this story of honor and bravery through the eyes of Red Hawk, a fictional young Lakota warrior.
Man Who Dreamed of Elk Dogs, Hardback (June 2012)» View all books by Paul Goble
Helps readers to discover the story of how horses first appeared to the tribes of the American Plains. This book features a collection of 23 traditional stories from the Blackfoot, Lakota, Assiniboin, Pawnee, and Cheyenne nations.
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