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Grace Skaar wrote and illustrated children’s stories for the younger reader, most of which involved animals. She wrote one horse story, A Boy and His Horse, which looks at what it is like to finally get your own horse.


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Links and sources

Terri Wear: Horse Stories: An Annotated Bibliography

Thank you to Lisa Catz for the photograph and summary

A Boy and His Horse
William R Scott, New York, 1958, 143 pp, illus  the author

Hamish Hamilton, London, 1963, 94 pp, illus Monica Brasier-Creagh

Kirkus review


The story of a boy who wants a horse very much, and is very happy when his father’s horse
has a foal, which will be his someday. He watches the colt as it grows up, helps with his training,
and finally the day comes when he is able to ride his own horse.



Bibliography - horse books only

Grace Skaar