The Cowboy Who Was Scared of Horses
The rodeo is about to arrive in town and all the cowboys want to impress the cowgirls with their riding skills.
Cowboy Marty lives on Seven Star Ranch and rides a bicycle to do his chores. He wants to impress the cowgirls too but there is just one problem: he is secretly scared of horses. To stop anybody finding out, he asks for help in the newspaper.
To his surprise, a skilled rider named Marjorie shows up on his ranch and is willing to teach him to ride. However, Marty has skills of his own. Can he teach her some valuable lessons in return?
Reviewed by Kristen Van Kampen for Readers' FavoriteThe Cowboy who was Scared of Horses by Michelle Path is a fun, well written children's book about a cowboy named Marty. Marty is scared of horses because he is worried that they will hurt him, and he figures he's perfectly fine on his bicycle. One day, Marty sees a poster saying that the rodeo is coming to town. Marty wants to enter, in hopes of impressing cowgirls, but he doesn't know how to ride a horse due to his fear. He places an ad in the newspaper, asking for help in learning how to ride a horse. A woman named Marjorie shows up, dressed in fancy clothes, and tells him that she's here to teach him how to ride a horse. She brings a small pony for Marty to ride. Will Marty be able to conquer his fear?I really enjoyed reading The Cowboy who was Scared of Horses by Michelle Path. The book is very well written and descriptive. The book has some funny parts, and many exciting scenes. The book has many likeable characters, like Marty who is able to face his fear, and Marjorie, who helps him face his fear. The illustrations are very well drawn and clearly depict each scene. The pictures are also very colourful and bold. Readers will be able to relate to Marty, because many people have feared something. Parents will enjoy reading this book to their child, and children will want to read it again and again. The book is very well developed and thought out. I would definitely recommend this book to all young readers. Michelle Path is an Australian children's author. She has always been an avid reader and fondly recalls reading many wonderful books as a child. In primary school her class were asked to write and illustrate a book, and there her dream of becoming a writer was born. Michelle's main goal is to encourage children to enjoy reading; she aims to write books that are fun to read but also have an educational slant or a moral to them. Many of her books contain themes such as caring for the environment and animals, along with a good dose of humour. When Michelle is not writing, she enjoys spending time with her kelpie, Ruffy, and riding her horses; she is often found competing in dressage competitions. She also enjoys spending time at the beach, walking her dogs, going to the theatre and seeing concerts.
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- Michelle Path(Author)
- Rowanvale Books Ltd. (August 31, 2016)
- Children's Books
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