The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses (Caldecott Award)

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The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses (Caldecott Award)

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Goble, Paul. Scarsdale, NY: Bradbury, (1978). 4to. First edition. Tan cloth stamped in black. Dust jacket.

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English-born artist Paul Goble has spent a great deal of his life in the Black Hills of South Dakota, learning about Plains Indian culture and adapting Native American stories for a series of children's books. The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses is a based on a Lakota legend and won the Caldecott Medal in 1979. A young Native American girl is more comfortable around horses than with the People and leaves to live with them. She returns each year to visit her family, but eventually disappears, having transformed into a horse. A first edition in VG+ condition (with some wear to a lower corner and a previous owner's name on the front endpaper) in a VG+ dust jacket.