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Little Black Goes to the Circus (Little Black Pony #2)

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This is the second and last book Farley did for the "Dr. Seuss" Beginner Books series. It continues on with the boy and his pony, Little Black.
Hardcover, 61 pages
Published September 12th 1963 by Random House Books for Young Readers
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Dee-Ann
Dec 23, 2014 Dee-Ann rated it really liked it
This book reminds me of the readers I had when young. I enjoyed it. At first the little black horse gets ridiculed and rejected by the owners of the circus as not being good enough to be a circus horse. However, he shows them ... but then the young boy is worried and sad that his horse will go and join the circus.
Heidi
Mar 29, 2016 Heidi rated it it was amazing
Shelves: childrens, horses
I don't want to talk about the plot a lot because I don't want to give it away for people who haven't read it yet. Also, other people have done so.

I will just say that I first read this book when I was about 7 years old and I just loved, loved, loved it.
Michelle
Mar 29, 2016 Michelle rated it it was amazing
a boy and his black horse go check out the Circus to see if the horse can do 'circus tricks'. When the horse does a difficult challenge the boy wonders if the horse will still want to be with him in the country.
Nicola Mansfield
Reason for Reading: My son read this to me as his reader.

This is the second and last book Farley did for the "Dr. Seuss" Beginner Books series. It continues on with the boy and his pony, Little Black. This time they meet up with a circus and Little Black runs ahead to the circus people to impress them with his tricks. When the circus master Mr. Bruno wants to make Little Black a part of his circus the boy wanders off near by and feels lonely and left out.

A good book for reading once the child ge
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Patti
May 17, 2016 Patti rated it it was amazing
My favorite book as a young child. My granddaughter is now reading it to me. The book is about the love between a boy and his horse. Views on circuses have changed greatly over the decades so I can't see it being a favorite for readers anymore.
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Walter Farley's love for horses began when he was a small boy living in Syracuse, New York, and continued as he grew up in New York City, where his family moved. Young Walter never owned a horse. But unlike most city children, he had little trouble gaining firsthand experience with horses-his uncle was a professional horseman, and Walter spent much of his time at the stables with him.

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