Fritz was not beautiful. He didn t have a braided mane or a glossy coat. He couldn t prance with long, graceful strides like the elegant horses who carried lords and lovely ladies to the city a city that allowed only the most beautiful horses within its walls. The citizens laughed at the short-legged pony s attempts to be like their own horses. ...
Fritz was not beautiful. He didn t have a braided mane or a glossy coat. He couldn t prance with long, graceful strides like the elegant horses who carried lords and lovely ladies to the city a city that allowed only the most beautiful horses within its walls. The citizens laughed at the short-legged pony s attempts to be like their own horses. But Fritz was dependable and hard-working. He proved to the citizens that there are things more important than being beautiful. He earned a special place for himself in the walled city just as he ll earn a special place in every reader s heart. Jan Brett s full-color artwork sparkles in intricate detail across every page of this exceptional picture book about Fritz, a sure-footed pony who finally gets the chance to shine in his own best way."
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Beauty v plainness, pride v humility, courage v cowardice- a simple story that deepens with each reading. Children will love the beauty of the architecture, garments, and horses, but the moral of the parable will stay with them a long time.
Jan 9, 2014
Received this volume in good condition. Given as a Christmas gift. It did arrive in time.
Nov 16, 2010
An enchanting book sure to delight anyone who loves horses. A moral tale about not judging by appearances wrapped up in Jan Bretts delightful illustrations. The pictures are full of detail and can be viewed again and again and always seem new
Sep 18, 2008
As always, Jan Brett's illustrations are quite wonderful...both for children and adults...
Jan 17, 2008
My favorite book for children AND adults. Beautiful illustrations and story. I always buy them for every child and keep one for myself.
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