Horses of the Dawn #1: The Escape by Kathryn LaskyHorses of the Dawn #1: The Escape by Kathryn Lasky

Horses of the Dawn #1: The Escape

byKathryn Lasky

Paperback | November 25, 2014

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Get ready for a wild run in bestselling author Kathryn Lasky's brand-new middle grade animal fantasy series.

The horses are in danger. They were rounded up by the two-legs and forced onto a boat to cross the wide ocean. The journey went badly and the boat was deemed too heavy, so the two-legs forced the horses into the sea and sailed away,leaving the herd to die in the deep.

By a miracle, the horses survived and made it to land. All but one - the ghost horse, the leader of the pack. Now it's up to her daughter, only a filly, to take charge of the terrified herd. Stranded in a new land, surrounded by two-legs, will the horses find a way to live safe and free?

KATHRYN LASKY is the Newbery Honour-winning author of over one hundred books for children and young adults. Her beloved Guardians of Ga'Hoole fantasy series has more than seven million copies in print, and she is the author of the Daughters of the Sea series, the Wolves of the Beyond series, as well as A Time for Courage and other Dear...
Title:Horses of the Dawn #1: The EscapeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.59 × 5.27 × 0.54 inPublished:November 25, 2014Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545397308

ISBN - 13:9780545397308


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good read My daughter is an advanced reader for her age and loved this book. It was a bit hard for her in some parts so I read with her and she loved it. We are looking forward to the next book in this series.
Date published: 2018-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Wonderfully stirs the imagination
Date published: 2014-02-12

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Horses of the Dawn #1: The Escape:"As in works such as her Guardians of Ga'hoole series, Lasky uses animals to touch on very human issues . . . A promising start to a new series." -Kirkus"It's a haunting story of loss, self-discovery, survival, and homecoming." -Publishers Weekly"Lasky's delicate writing strikes a balance between exciting adventure story and family saga . . . Readers will root for Estrella and eagerly await the next installment in what is sure to be a popular series." -Booklist