Monday, February 1, 2010

Elizabeth and the Royal Pony: Based on a True Story of Elizabeth I of England

Elizabeth and the Royal Pony: Based on a True Story of Elizabeth I of England
by Joan Holub
ill. by Nonna Aleshina
Intermediate Chapter Book
Historical Fiction
48 pages (includes timeline)
New York : Aladdin Paperbacks, 2007

Young Princess Elizabeth loves riding horses with her younger brother Edward and her older sister Mary. Elizabeth is determined to teach her beautiful pony, Pegasus, to jump fences. She asks all those around her for advice on training her pet. Ultimately she gets a chance to truly test the results in the rare presence of her father, King Henry the VIII. A sweet glimpse into the everyday royal life of Elizabeth. The story is completed with beautiful color illustrations on every page.

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