Horses of the Dawn #1: The Escape
Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545397308 Paperback
240 Pages | 5.27" x 7.59" | Ages 8 to 12
Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545397162 Hardcover
240 Pages | 5.74" x 8.57" | Ages 8 to 12
Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545633468 Ebook
240 Pages | Ages 8 to 12
The horses are in danger. They were rounded up by the two-legs and forced onto a boat to cross the wide ocean. The journey went badly and the boat was deemed too heavy, so the two-legs forced the horses into the sea and sailed away, leaving the herd to die in the deep.
By a miracle, the horses survived and made it to land. All but one - the ghost horse, the leader of the pack. Now it's up to her daughter, only a filly, to take charge of the terrified herd. Stranded in a new land, surrounded by two-legs, will the horses find a way to live safe and free?
Raves & reviews:
"As in works such as her Guardians of Ga'hoole series, Lasky uses animals to touch on very human issues . . . A promising start to a new series." -Kirkus
"It's a haunting story of loss, self-discovery, survival, and homecoming." -Publishers Weekly
"Lasky's delicate writing strikes a balance between exciting adventure story and family saga . . . Readers will root for Estrella and eagerly await the next installment in what is sure to be a popular series." -Booklist