EBOOK READ (Adventures of the Little Wooden Horse) ½ Ursula Moray Williams
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stars are my seven ear old self I lived in Germany that Chasing McCree Chasing McCree year and when we visited London during a school vacation we had relatives there I still do we always went to Foyle s where my parents stocked up on Puffins I keep trying to find the edition I hadellow cover but boy did I love this book I m afraid to read it now to be honest What a beautiful story for little children I wish I had been able to read it as a child But even as an adult I find it compelling Even I wanted to know how the story would go on and I am sure children will love the stories I read this many ears ago and want to re read it I absolutely loved this book it was my favourite "My copy of this still has my original surname inside The pages are going brown round the edges and some are "copy of this still has my original surname inside The pages are going brown round the edges and some are out but this was a story I read several times to the children I was teaching back in 1975 1977 A wonderful fairy tale full of drama and emotion although I suspect that nowadays it might seem rather sad compared to modern tales However one of my granddaughters loves Blyton s The Magic Faraway Tree so I will buy a new copy of this classic for her to enjo. He seven seas with a band of pirates or walking the tightrope in a circus the loyal little horse only has one wish to return to his beloved maste. Eaders who like episodic tales with a slow burn story of all comes right in the end after many trialsMy discomfort with the book stemmed from the abuse of the little horse his own downright pigheaded disposition to work himself into the ground for money for his maker who really might not show him the same loyalty and the oft repeated pattern see Rudyard Kipling s If of losing all his hard earned money and having to begin again The injustice made me anxiousThe structure is very traditional and reminiscent of other fairy tales such as Pinocchio The Little Wooden Horse never given any other name is created but "FOR ONE REASON OR ANOTHER FINDS HIMSELF ALONE IN "one reason or another finds himself alone in world and moving ever further away from home but hopes to return soon having earned a fortune to keep himself and his master living in comfort Like Black Beauty finding good owners and bad the Horse meets tyrants and kindhearted humans works himself to the wooden bone sustains damage is ill used and repaired and travels far and wide seeing the best and worst of mankind as he struggles to find his way homeIt s simply told which makes me feel that given a fresh jacket and typeface it will appeal to primary aged readers still Besides some talk of old money and a few words and scenes that may need a little explanation of their context it s a good old fashioned epic of a children s story For ages 7 10 This was a much loved book from my childhood and I was delighted when my husband bought it for me as a sentimental gift Having just reread it a I loved this I haven t read about the Little Wooden Horse in ears and I wa. Aker falls on hard times his little wooden horse must go out into the world to seek his fortune But whether he's working in a coal mine sailing Originally published in 1938 this sentimental toy fantasy follows the story of a little wooden horse no other name is given who wants nothing than to stay with his beloved creator Uncle Peder the toy maker But when Uncle Peder falls on hard times eventually becoming sick the little wooden horse finds himself cast out into the wide world encountering both cruelty and kindness from the people he meetsAlthough this book is a bit sentimental for some modern readers myself included as Vivian French notes in her foreword to the Kingfisher Modern Classics edition the episodic structure of the story and the plucky nature of thethose stars are
hero make it a good bedtime selection for the ounger set Withmake it a good bedtime selection for the ounger set With exception of a few outdated ideas about class compare the portrayal of the working class mine horses to that of the aristocratic horses who pull the king s carriage this children s adventure story has weathered the passage of time uite well A adventurous horse who is abandoned by his creator s a toymaker wife He stumbles into lots of mishaps and finds new friends along the way on his search to find his master again It has a happy ending A book that although I have read many times I still find "Is Fun To Read "fun to read It can be read over and over One of my favorite children s books One of the first books I ever read on my own and it started my love of literature Fantastic Enough said Classic tale I felt uncomfortable with but appealing characters and adventures for childrenA classic author I ve read before but not a title I knew I picked it up on a whim This will have appeal for today s This gloriously illustrated hardcover edition of Ursula Moray Williams' classic tale is a truly special gift to treasureWhen Uncle Peder the toym.