The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses

Front Cover
Aladdin, 1978 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
21 Reviews
"There was a girl in the village who loved horses... She led the horses to drink at the river. She spoke softly and they followed. People noticed that she understood horses in a special way."
And so begins the story of a young Native American girl devoted to the care of her tribe's horses. With simple text and brilliant illustrations. Paul Goble tells how she eventually becomes one of them to forever run free.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
8
4 stars
10
3 stars
1
2 stars
0
1 star
2

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - laineyh - LibraryThing

The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses is another amazing Native American tale about a girl from a small village that loves to ride wild horses. One day, a storm comes while she is riding the horses and it ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - KaitlynBlevins - LibraryThing

Summary: This is the story of a young Native American girl who loves and is comforted by horses. Her relationship to them is one of deeper understanding than any other of her people have experienced ... Read full review

All 5 reviews »

Other editions - View all

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1978)

Paul Goble is an award-winning author and illustrator of over 40 children's books. His book, The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses, won the prestigious Caldecott Medal. He lives with his wife in Rapid City, SD.

Bibliographic information