A Tale from Russia
After an old man dies, only his son Ivan keeps vigil. Ivan's reward is the magical stallion Starlight Grey, which he hides from his greedy brothers. When the king challenges the young men of his kingdom to win his daughter’s hand, will Starlight Grey help Ivan succeed? Ride along on this thrilling retelling of a Russian folktale. With ghostly visits, a magical horseback journey, and a tournament to win the princess’ heart, adventure-lovers will be on the edge of their seats. Full-color illustrations keep beginning readers immersed in the action and empower them to grasp more advanced vocabulary and sentence structure.
Key Selling Points:
- SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING: Encourages thoughtful conversations about difficult topics such as death and family conflict.
- THRILLING ADVENTURE: With ghostly visits, a magical horseback journey across the Russian countryside, and a tournament to win the princess’ heart, Starlight Grey will keep readers on the edge of their seats.
- ANIMAL FRIENDSHIP: Horse-enthusiasts and animal-lovers will delight in the friendship between Ivan and Starlight Grey.
- FULL-COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS: Immersive, full-color artwork allows children who are just beginning to enjoy chapter books to grasp more advanced vocabulary and sentence structure.