Horse in the House

by Erica Silverman and Betsy Lewin Book 5 of the Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa Series

Cowgirl Kate is surprised to find her horse Cocoa in her bedroom early one morning.... read more

Cowgirl Kate is surprised to find her horse Cocoa in her bedroom early one morning. Taking advantage of the adults’ absence, Cocoa has set out to explore new territory, certain that the house will be an improvement over his boring barn. Swirling water in the toilet, fake fruit in a bowl, and the lack of a horse-sized stall are disappointments, but the contents of the refrigerator make Cocoa sure that he’s found the ideal living quarters. Fortunately, Kate knows how to change his mind. She lists many of the barn’s qualities: Sunlight filters in through the cracks in the walls, it smells of saddle leather and fresh hay, it sounds of horses “snorting and stomping, nickering and neighing,” but best of all, Kate loves that Cocoa is there. The newest segment in this popular easy-reading series is presented in five short chapters with full-page illustrations. (Ages 4–8)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 2010

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