Chestnut

Constance W. McGeorge


Chestnut

Chestnut

  • Title: Chestnut
  • Author: Constance W. McGeorge
  • ISBN: 9781561453214
  • Page: 290
  • Format: Hardcover



Chestnut belongs to Mr Decker, who runs a delivery service Each morning at dawn, Mr Decker hamesses his horse to the wagon to make deliveries around the city On the morning of the mayor s daughter s birthday, there are important deliveries to be made flour to the baker for Jenny s birthday cake, bows to the hatmaker for a birthday bonnet, and a sack of sugar to the caChestnut belongs to Mr Decker, who runs a delivery service Each morning at dawn, Mr Decker hamesses his horse to the wagon to make deliveries around the city On the morning of the mayor s daughter s birthday, there are important deliveries to be made flour to the baker for Jenny s birthday cake, bows to the hatmaker for a birthday bonnet, and a sack of sugar to the candmaker to prepare sweets for the party guests But when Mr Decker oversleeps, Chestnut must set off alone, pulling the heavy wagon through the morning fog, following the familiar steps to the merchants stores to make the special deliveries Constance McGeorge has written a charming tale of a steadfast horse whose faithfulness saves the day Illustrator Mary Whyte s lovely paintings bring Chestnut to life and perfectly recreate the bustle of turn of the century city life As they turn the pages, young readers will almost hear the sound of the horse s iron shoes clattering over the cobblestones.


Recent Comments "Chestnut"

Sit down with your favorite child age 3 to 8 and just look at Chestnut the horse on the cover of "Chestnut" the book. He looks work-weary but gentle and he has a delightful tousled white mane. Now open the book and meet "Chestnut."Our story begins with Chestnut ready to take Mr. Decker on his delivery rounds early in the morning. And today is a special day - the birthday of the mayor's daughter, Jenny. Much needs to be delivered to make Jenny's day special.But alas, Mr. Decker is work-weary, too [...]


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