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Snow Pony and the Seven Miniature Ponies (Hardcover)

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By Christian Trimmer, Jessie Sima (Illustrator)
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Description


From Christian Trimmer and bestselling illustrator Jessie Sima comes an adorable and imaginative twist on the tale of Snow White…with lots more ponies!

Sweet Snow Pony is loved by all for her beautiful coat as white as snow and her mane as black as ebony. Children come to her farm from all over just to have her braid their hair and teach them line dancing.

But not everyone loves Snow Pony. Jealous Queenie hatches an evil plan to make Snow Pony run away from the stable by planting a trail of apples into the woods and before long Snow Pony is lost! Full of delicious apples but all alone in the woods, Snow Pony stumbles upon the home of seven miniature ponies. The mini-ponies couldn’t be cuter, especially with Snow Pony’s braids, but they don’t have quite the same moves as the kids back on the farm.

Will her new friends help her find her way home? Or will the evil Queenie get her way?

About the Author


Christian Trimmer is a children’s book editor and writer. He is the author of Simon’s New BedMimi and Shu in I’ll Race You!, Teddy’s Favorite Toy, and Snow Pony and the Seven Miniature Ponies. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his partner. Learn more about him, his books, and lots of other things at ChristianTrimmer.com.

Jessie Sima is an author/illustrator living and working in New York City. She grew up in a small town in Southern New Jersey, unaware that she was a storyteller. Once she figured it out, she told her family and friends. They took it quite well. She is the author of Not Quite NarwhalHarriet Gets Carried Away; Love, Z; and Spencer’s New Pet. You can visit her at JessieSima.com.

Praise For…


"An equine retelling of a classic fairy tale, with many, many twists...wryly magical." — Kirkus Reviews

"This book will top the pile of bedtime favorites in horse-loving households, with jokes thrown in for the grown-ups, to boot." — Publisher's Weekly

"Snow White gets an equine makeover in this funny reimagining of the fairy-tale classic...Trimmer’s tongue-in-cheek story is fully aware of its ridiculous premise—not to mention the irresistible adorableness of miniature horses—but readers lured by these won’t be disappointed." — Booklist

"Accompanied by sparkling stars, Snow Pony cuts a graceful figure, while the endearingly eccentric, diminutive ponies are squat, with long manes covering their eyes. This version of the tale strikes a whimsical note, eschewing snark in favor of offbeat but kid-friendly humor." - School Library Journal, starred review


Product Details
ISBN: 9781481462686
ISBN-10: 1481462687
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: August 21st, 2018
Pages: 48
Language: English

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