The Unicorn In The Barn by Jacqueline OgburnThe Unicorn In The Barn by Jacqueline Ogburn

The Unicorn In The Barn

byJacqueline OgburnIllustratorRebecca Green

Hardcover | July 4, 2017

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For years people have claimed to see a mysterious white deer in the woods around Chinaberry Creek. It always gets away.
One evening, Eric Harper thinks he spots it. But a deer doesn't have a coat that shimmers like a pearl. And a deer certainly isn't born with an ivory horn curling from its forehead.
When Eric discovers the unicorn is hurt and being taken care of by the vet next door and her daughter, Allegra, his life is transformed.
A tender tale of love, loss, and the connections we make, The Unicorn in the Barn shows us that sometimes ordinary life takes extraordinary turns.
Jacqueline K. Ogburn has published ten picture books, including The Bake Shop Ghost . This story is her first novel. The resident of a suddenly hip neighborhood in Durham, N.C., she works for a local major university. She and her husband, Ben Deahl, have two daughters and a cat who sometimes disappears, but has yet to speak English. ...
Title:The Unicorn In The BarnFormat:HardcoverDimensions:304 pages, 7 × 5.5 × 1.05 inPublished:July 4, 2017Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:054476112X

ISBN - 13:9780544761124


Editorial Reviews

Animal-lovers will adore this enchanting, compassionate tale." -Booklist

"Eric's quiet, genuine, first-person voice tells a realistic story of family love and discovering one's true self, the presence of the unicorn and other magical creatures adding just a touch of whimsy to a story about very real emotions? A sensitive, moving debut." -Kirkus"