Horse Travels to Mackinac Island, Michigan -- On Vacation! An engaging new character to children's summer reading is Mac, a Palomino horse. Mac has been called a stick-in-the-mud his whole life but now Mac is ready for an adventure. He tries new things, like riding a bike, eating fudge, riding the ferry. A delightful verse with vibrant illustrations.
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Mac's Mackinac Island Adventure, with text by Mary Beth Vachon and illustrations by Ann G. Rusky, introduces an engaging new character to children's summer reading. Mac has been called a stick-in-the-mud his whole life. “You'll never try anything new!” he's been told by friends. Now that Mac is ready for adventure, those friends are singing a different tune: “HORSES DON'T GO ON VACATION!” they tell Mac.Will Mac be discouraged and stay home? Hardly! At every stage of his routine-shattering adventure, the little horse has cold water thrown on his plans. “Horses don't do that!” he hears over and over. Against the colorful backdrop of Mackinac Island scenes, Mac gains valuable experience in thinking for himself, exploring his own potential as he explores the island.Suspense, surprise, clip-clopping rhymes and the fun of searching every picture for Mac's tiny mouse companion will have young readers racing through the book again and again. Children not reading yet for themselves will eagerly urge parents and babysitters, “Turn the page! Turn the page!”About the Author:
Mary Beth Vachon, author, parent, and teacher teaches children confidence after thinking things through. Ann G. Rusky illustrates Mac's personality in vibrant colors with Mackinac Island landmarks in each scene.
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Book Description Arbutus Press. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0976610418 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.1501723
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Book Description Arbutus Press, 2005. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0976610418