Horses (A Day in the Life): What Do Wild Horses like Mustangs and Ponies Get Up To All Day? (Hardcover)
"A fascinating, easy-to-understand primer for anyone curious about horses."-- Kirkus
Set over a 24-hour period, meet fighting stallions, cute foals, and nosy donkeys in this nonfiction book for kids about the coolest wild horses in the world.
Race across prairies to follow the lives of horses and ponies as they whinny, neigh, and play their way through their day. Biology professor and horse owner Carly Anne York tells the story of the wild horses in the style of a nature documentary, including gentle science explanations perfect for future biologists. Witness incredible moments including:
• A brumby searching for a drink in the Australian outback
• Przewalski's horses exploring an abandoned city
• Zebras avoiding predators in the African savanna
Beautifully illustrated by Chaaya Prabhat and packed with animal facts, Horses (A Day in the Life) is a perfect book for horse-mad kids.
Also available: Bugs, Big Cats, Sharks
Dr. Carly Anne York, author of A Day in the Life: Horses, is a biology professor, science communicator, and horse lover! She studies animal behavior, runs an animal sanctuary, and owns several horses.
Chaaya Prabhat is a graphic designer, illustrator, and lettering artist. After completing her M.A in Graphic Design from Savannah College of Art and Design, she now works in Chennai, India. She has worked with Snapchat, Facebook, Google, and The Obama Foundation.
Neon Squid creates beautiful nonfiction books for inquisitive kids (and kids at heart). We believe the most amazing stories are real ones, so our books are for children who want to decipher ancient scrolls, orbit distant stars, and dive into the deepest oceans. Our books are a labor of love—written by experts, illustrated by the best artists around, and produced using the finest materials, including sustainably sourced paper. We hope that by reading them kids are encouraged to further explore the world around them.
"Blends expert research with beautiful illustrations, allowing readers to absorb a vast amount of information in just 48 pages . . . A fascinating, easy-to-understand primer for anyone curious about horses." -- Kirkus
Praise for the A Day in the Life series:
"From action scenes to tidbits of intriguing information to paragraphs of explanation, the text has plenty to offer animal lovers. Varied in layout, these fully illustrated books feature vibrant, stylized artwork with distinctive palettes. An attractive series for kids intrigued by animals in the wild." -- Booklist