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Superlative Horse

4.56  ·  Rating details ·  16 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
School & Library Binding, 0 pages
Published June 28th 1963 by Addison-Wesley Pub Co (first published January 1st 1961)
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Lynden Rodriguez
I cannot recall just what my age was when I first read this book; perhaps it was about sixth grade. I was enthralled with the search for the Superlative horse from the very first pages. It was also somewhat on my own search for just such a creature; for as Po Lo states, "A good horse can be picked out by its general build and appearance. But the superlative horse — one that raises no dust and leaves no tracks — is something evanescent and fleeting, elusive as thin air."

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Sep 19, 2007 rated it it was amazing
This was one of my very favourite books as a kid, I dug around on the internet and found it so that I could read it to my kids.
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Dec 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I loved this story the first time I read it as a child and again as an adult. It's a classic folktale with a sort of boy Cinderella theme. It's out of print now but it's one I would recommend to anyone.
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I loved this story so much I based a puppet play on it that my scouts presented at the library and nursing home (for free)
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Beautifully illustrated folk tale from China. I liked its way of showing the importance of integrity.
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