‘Sally Loves Horses!’ Children’s Book
For that daughter, little sister or any horse-crazy kid on your gift list: “Sally Loves Horses!”, written and illustrated by Jody Mackey, is a heartwarming children’s book about horses, friendship and more. Part of the noteworthy “Sally Loves...” series, it’s a case-bound hardback book that’s geared towards third and fourth grade readers.
Although designed to appeal to young horse lovers (especially those who ride), it’s likely to resonate with any child who dreams of trying something new. In Sally’s case, adventure calls in the form of a barrel race at a rodeo with her friends. Charming and energetic, she is passionate about horses and dedicates herself to riding and achieving her goal. As the story unfolds, many valuable lessons are learned, including the rewards of determination and following your dreams—not to mention the importance of encouragement.
Children’s Bookwatch called “Sally Loves Horses!” an “inspiring picture book story that is unreservedly recommended for family, elementary school and community library picture-book collections for young readers.”