Item description for Billy And Blaze: A Boy And His Horse (Learning Language Arts Through Literature) by C. W. Anderson...
Overview A little boy who loves horses gets a special birthday present, a pony he names Blaze
Publishers Description Billy was a little boy who "loved horses more than anything else in the world." Imagine how happy he was when he got his very own pony for his birthday From that day on, Billy was seldom seen without his new friend, Blaze. Riding through fields and woods, Billy and Blaze learned to trust and understand one another -- and to jump over fences and fallen trees with ease. They were a great team, but were they good enough to win the gleaming silver cup at the Mason Horse Show? This is the first book in the classic Billy and Blaze series. Sensitive drawings and easy-to-read words capture the warmth and gentle understanding between a boy and his horse.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.78" Width: 7.2" Height: 0.2" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 1992
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Grade Level Grade 2
Series Learning Language Arts Through Literature
ISBN 0689716087 ISBN13 9780689716089
Availability 112 units. Availability accurate as of Jul 25, 2017 03:07.
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More About C. W. Anderson
C. W. Anderson was born in 1891 and died in 1971.
C. W. Anderson has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Billy And Blaze: A Boy And His Horse?
Hoofs and Wheels Apr 27, 2004
While women generally ride for pleasure to feel the wind and the movement of the horse beneath, a boys ride is different in that it is the power and speed of the ride that are most dear to him in these chariots of fire, the roar of the engine, the hoofs and the noise of the wheels that inspire their thrill. Boys tend to drive either their horses or their cars to see the height of their power, and whether the beauty of black or the silver shine of white, the joy of the command lies in the skill of the rider and the knowledge of his horse, or his engine, a sight that most can appreciate, understand, and admire.
Start here Mar 7, 2004
for fun and adventure.
The Billy and Blaze series is great fun. Young boys, even those not interested in horses, will love these books. My 7yo has never had an interest in horses (he thinks they smell bad) but he hangs on to every word of these adventurous stories.
A wonderful, wonderful set of stories... Feb 24, 2000
I read these books as a little kid... The illustrations are incredibly beautiful and lifelike, and the stories are equally enjoyable. Billy and Blaze's adventures would capture the heart and mind of any child -- or even adult! - with their emotional strength and superb literary quality. I can't recommend these books highly enough... every one of them.
A beautifully written and illustrated children's classic Jul 10, 1999
All of the Billy & Blaze stories were among my favorites as a child; I'm so glad they are available again. The illustrations alone make these stories classic children's literature!
Great story of a child relating to an animal Jun 10, 1999
I grew up reading the entire series of the Blaze books by C.W. Anderson and they have become favorites of my children. Billy loves his pony, and his pony loves him. There is a mutual respect that only love can inspire. Apart from the story, Anderson is a consumate illustrator.