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The Rocking Horse Angel

3.08  ·  Rating details ·  12 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
In this wondrous adventure, Mercer Mayer yet again takes young readers on a ride in which their imaginations will soar!Evocative, marvelous, sometimes fantastical illustrations further the overall sense of the mystery. Computer generated, his glowing artwork reveals to young readers a world found only in their dreams.
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Published November 1st 2000 by Cavendish Square Publishing
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Danielle Harriger
Sep 05, 2012 rated it it was amazing
PB 48: Overall, I thought this book was a good tale to read to children because of the magic and hope that was portrayed. I was drawn into the story by the bold-colored images that looked three dimensional, and as if they were going to pop out of the page. I think this stylistic choice set the tone for the grand world of possibility that was presented in this story, and it allowed me to feel as though I was a part of the story. I liked that Mayer’s characters were “the man” and “the boy” instead ...more
Liz
Apr 30, 2012 rated it liked it
ok...so I got interested in this book because of an art mural that we installed at the children's garden in the library. Someone painted a flying rocking horse and we were trying to figure out the book that it came from. We came across this book - so, I needed to read it. The overall sentiment of the story was touching...and I would have liked to like it better. But, there was just something a little off about it for me. I didn't fall in love with the boy's rocking horse like I did with L's rock ...more
John
Dec 31, 2010 rated it did not like it
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It is hard to believe Mercer Mayer wrote and illustrated The Rocking Horse Angel. The illustrations are computer-generated and the text is boring.
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I began illustrating books in 1966. Since that time I have published over 300 books. Most of my books are about things that happened to me when I was a little kid. Now I'm a big kid and I write about things that happen now, especially with my own children. They always remind me of what it was like.

I was born in Arkansas in 1943. Boy, that was a long time ago! It's real fun to be an old kid. Then m
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