- Hardcover: 40 pages
- Publisher: Trafalgar Square Books (Dec 9 2016)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1570767904
- ISBN-13: 978-1570767906
- Product Dimensions: 23.5 x 0.6 x 23.5 cm
- Shipping Weight: 340 g
- Average Customer Review: 5 customer reviews
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #267,968 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Fergus: A Horse to Be Reckoned With Hardcover – Dec 9 2016
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Entertaining and educational, Fergus: A Horse to Be Reckoned With is sure to make you laugh. Blaze Magazine This is a fun read for both horse loving children and their parents. And the message about being kind to horses, understanding them, and giving them 'space' to be a horse is suitable for everyone. I reckon you'll like the book!"-www.midsouthhorsereview.com Fergus is back with a funny tale of a determined and persistent cowboy and his stubborn mount. The beloved cartoon is on a mission to teach "The Lad' a lesson, but little does he know, The Lad is teaching him! Equine Journal Everybody loves Fergus, the cartoon horse who has become an international star. He had his first taste of fame with The Essential Fergus the Horse. Now he's back in Fergus, a Horse to be Reckoned with, the hilarious story of his adventures with "The Lad" who wants to ride him.
To ride him! Of all the nerve!
Fergus vows to teach the boy who's the boss (the horse, of course), and does so in no uncertain terms. The Lad is kind and patient in the face of Fergus' antics, and their relationship grows. The book is a laugh a minute for adults who have dealt with equines like Fergus, but there's also a wonderful, subtle lesson in horsemanship for young readers and aspiring riders. Kudos to author/cartoonist Jean Abernethy and Trafalgar Square Books for bringing Fergus to readersand for continuing the cartoon horse traditions of the late Norman Thelwell, Britain's beloved artist; and America's own Ronnie Mutch, the late rider, coach and artist. Equisearch by Dale Leatherman Fergus explores natural horsemanship training techniques, in a comical conversation with "The Lad", a young boy who is determined to ride him. Hilarious illustrations and fun characters, "The Lad" keeps his friendly approach regardless of Fergus's claim of equine superiority. Entertaining and educational, Fergus: A Horse to Be Reckoned With is sure to make you laugh. Blaze Magazine The book is a laugh a minute for adults who have dealt with equines like Fergus, but there's also a wonderful, subtle lesson in horsemanship for young readers and aspiring riders. "
About the Author
Jean Abernethy grew up on a small family farm, where as a child, she learned explore her world on horseback. She pursued a college education in Equine studies, then earned her art degree at Ocad University in Toronto. Her comical horse cartoons have graced equine print publications for over 30 years, while her passion for horses has led her through work with saddle making, and employment as a barn hand, carriage driver, and trail guide. Most notably, her star character, Fergus, has brought laughter to over 300,000 Facebook fans around the world. Jean has written and illustrated three books: The Essential Fergus the Horse; Fergus: A Horse to Be Reckoned With; and Fergus and the Greener Grass.
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