Horse Stories The Horse and the Colt features beautiful stories of friendship, bravery and adventure from around the world. With wonderful illustrations throughout, this book is the perfect introduction to classic literature for kids aged 5-8, as each story has been simply retold for children and can help promote reading skills. Including tales by much-loved authors James Baldwin and Jean Ingelow, our horse story books will be adored by young horse fans. Stories found in Horse Stories The Horse and the Colt: # The Horse and the Colt by Jean Pierre Claris de Florian # The Horse and the Olive, James Baldwin's retelling of an ancient Greek myth # Winding-up Time from Jean Ingelow's Mopsa the Fairy An extract from The Horse and the Colt: "There was once a horse who didn't know what it was like to be owned by humans because he had always lived in the wild. He lived with his son in a pretty meadow, where the streams, the flowers and the inviting shade offered everything they needed for their happiness."