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Clever Beatrice and the Best Little Pony

Illustrated by Heather M. Solomon



About The Book

Everyone knows that Beatrice of the north woods is clever. But did you know that she's also mighty brave? In this disarming companion to the award-winning Clever Beatrice, our heroine proves that she's a pint-sized force to be reckoned with when she discovers that someone has been sneaking into the barn at night to ride her beloved pony. But who?
The village bread maker, who specializes in solving "things not easily explained," claims he can help Beatrice, given enough time. But Beatrice doesn't have time, so starts thinking herself...

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About The Illustrator

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Heather M. Solomon was named a Publishers Weekly Flying Start for Clever Beatrice, winner of the Charlotte Zolotow Award. She is also the illustrator of Clever Beatrice and the Best Little Pony by Margaret Willey and If I Were a Lion by Sarah Weeks. She lives in New Mexico with her husband, daughter, and son, who especially love to share joyous secrets.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (September 1, 2004)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689853395
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8

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Raves and Reviews

Publishers Weekly, starred review Willey's engaging tale of her sharp-witted heroine's courage, enhanced by Solomon's inspired illustrations, is clever indeed.

Horn Book Magazine, starred review Set in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, this is a winning tale of brain vs. brawn from the French-Canadian tradition, full of lively dialogue and situation.

Awards and Honors

  • Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Gold Award
  • Anne Izard Storytellers' Choice Award (NY)

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