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Blackjack: The Magical Morgan Horse

For every child who has dreamed of having a horse of their own...dreams do come true!

Holly loves horses and dreams about owning one. Every day she draws pictures of horses, and every night she dreams of Blackjack, a very special Morgan Horse. One night, when a falling star passes over her house, some of its magical stardust falls from the sky and right onto a drawing of Blackjack. Suddenly the picture starts to move...will Holly's dream really come true?

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Reviews

This whimsical book is perfect for homeschool, library, home, or a school setting. This would be a wonderful book to read aloud to younger children as well. My daughter who is 10 years old enjoyed reading the book...The illustrations are amazing and really add to the story. Most little girls and boys too, love horses and will find this book exciting. At the end of the book is a section entitled, Did You Know, which gives interesting facts about Morgan horses. My 12-year-old daughter said, “What little girl doesn’t wish to wake up and have a horse standing by her bedside! And better yet. What little girl doesn’t wish for a horse for her birthday again and again, year after year. Getting a horse of your very own is like a dream come true.” I would definitely recommend this book to others. - The Old Schoolhouse Magazine

Whether Christmas shopping early, a grandmother who wants to give the “best” book she can to her grandkids, a parent who loves sitting down and reading to their children, or a child who is entranced by fun and beauty, Blackjack is a character that offers all that and more! It is not a guess that this will become one of the most beloved tales in your household. - Amazon Review

This was a magical story about a horse named Blackjack and a girl named Holly…this book was super exciting and kept me interested. This was a great book…so I think you should go ahead and read this book… - KidsBookBuzz (reviewed by 9 year old)

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About Ellen F. Feld

Ellen Feld is an IRA/Children's Choices winner (twice) who began writing about horses more than 20 years ago. At first she wrote for small, regional magazines, but within a few short years, her work began to appear regularly in large, national publications. In 2001, while waiting for her next assignment, Ms. Feld wrote a short story about a Morgan Horse. That tale became the first chapter of Blackjack: Dreaming of a Morgan Horse. The book went on to win a coveted Children s Choices award, an honor bestowed jointly by the International Reading Association and the Children s Book Council. To date, Ms. Feld has authored ten books, including seven in the Morgan Horse series. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband, two children, ten horses, and assorted other pets.

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