The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

+-+8067188_140Paul Goble’s classic picture book retells a Native American legend about a girl who loved wild horses so much, she lived among them and understood them. When her family came looking for her, she had to go back for a time, but eventually they understood she needed to be with the horses.

Beautifully illustrated (it won the 1979 Caldecott), The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses stuns with brilliant colours and details.


About AnEducationInBooks

Wendy BooydeGraaff is the author of Salad Pie, a children's picture book published by Ripple Grove Press. Her work has been published in Emrys Journal Online, The Emerson Review, Jellyfish Review, Bending Genres, SmokeLong Quarterly and Leopardskin & Limes, and is forthcoming in NOON. Read more work at or find her on Twitter @BooyTweets.
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1 Response to The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

  1. theroommom says:

    I haven’t read this book in ages!

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