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Horse Diaries #1: Elska

Written by Catherine HapkaAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Catherine Hapka
Illustrated by Ruth SandersonAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Ruth Sanderson


· Random House Books for Young Readers
· Trade Paperback · Ages 8-12 years
· March 24, 2009 · $5.99 · 978-0-375-84732-5 (0-375-84732-4)

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Horse Diaries #1: Elska
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ABOUT THIS BOOK

Iceland, circa AD 1000

Elska is a silver dapple Icelandic filly. She spends summers frisking about the countryside and winters in the farmyard, where the girl human Amma takes special care of her. But when a powerful neighbor notices Elska, her contented life suddenly changes. Here is Elska’s story . . . in her own words.

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Catherine Hapka has written more than 150 books for children and young adults—many about horses, including several in the Saddle Club and Pine Hollow series. A lifelong horse lover, she rides several times per week and appreciates horses of all breeds. She lives on a small farm in Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Ruth Sanderson has illustrated books for children of all ages, including Summer Pony and Winter Pony. She lives with her family in Ware, Massachusetts, and her favorite hobby is horseback riding.

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