Title: The Horse in Harry's Room (An Early I can ...
Publisher: Harper & Row, NY
Publication Date: 1970
Binding: Hard Cover
Illustrator: Hoff, Syd
Book Condition: Very Good +
Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket
Near fine with no marks or writing inside. Pages clean and tight. Great copy of one of Syd Hoff's best. Harry keeps a horse in his room. A trusty horse only he can see. But then his parents take him to the country to see "real" horses. Horses that are free to run, kick, and nibble. Now Harry must decide: Does his horse need to be free, too?. Bookseller Inventory # 000351
In the middle of a big city, a boy named Harry has a horse in his room! No one else can see the horse, but Harry loves him and hopes the horse will always stay.
But then Harry visits the country, where he sees horses running free, and he wonders if his own horse would be happier there.
The answer to Harry's question is wonderful and unexpected and is sure to please beginning readers as much as it does Harry. Syd Hoff has created a warm and satisfying story containing "few words [and] much wisdom".
About the Author:
Syd Hoff has given much pleasure to children everywhere as the author and illustrator of numerous children's books, including the favorite I Can Read books Sammy the Seal, The Horse in Harry's Room, and the Danny and the Dinosaur books.
Born and raised in New York City, he studied at the National Academy of Design. His cartoons were a regular feature in the New Yorker after he sold his first cartoon to that magazine at the age of eighteen. His work also appeared in many other magazines, including Esquire and the Saturday Evening Post, and in a nationally syndicated daily feature.
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