H Is for Horse
An Equestrian AlphabetBook - 2004
In the style and format of our alphabet books comes H is forHorse: An Equestrian Alphabet. From basics such as muckingout the stall and how to judge a horse's qualities to historicalfacts on the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Mike Ulmerrelays the fun and fundamentals of the world of horses. Lush,detailed paintings by Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen, whosework School Library Journal has described as 'luminous,'capture the beauty and magnificence of these creatures.Mike Ulmer writes a sports column for the Toronto Sunnewspaper. He caught the horse bug while on a family trailride through the Lake Louise region of Alberta, and is now theproud guardian of Criquet, a three-year-old Paso Fino. This ishis first book about horses and his second children's book withSleeping Bear Press. He has written four bestselling booksabout hockey and M is for Maple: A Canadian Alphabet.Mike lives with his family near Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.Gijsbert van Frankenhuyzen immigrated to the U.S. towork as Art Director for the Michigan Natural Resourcesmagazine. He researched and painted Michigan wildlife forevery issue. H is for Horse is his sixteenth children's bookwith Sleeping Bear Press. His most recent titles are SavingSamantha and The Edmund Fitzgerald. Gijsbert and hisfamily (including Black, a Tennessee Walker) live in Bath,Michigan, on a 40-acre farm.
Publisher: Chelsea, MI : Sleeping Bear Press, c2004
Branch Call Number: JE ULM
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 x 30 cm