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What's the Most Beautiful Thing You Know about Horses?
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What's the Most Beautiful Thing You Know about Horses? Paperback - 2014

by Richard Van Camp; George Littlechild (Illustrator)

From the publisher

Author Richard Van Camp asks his friends and family, "What's the most beautiful thing you know about horses?"

Author Richard Van Camp has always been curious about horses. He is a member of the Dogrib (Tlicho) Nation, a Native North American tribe that uses dogs instead of horses, because it's too cold for them up in Canada! One wintry day, he decides to do some investigating. Our friendly guide invites us to accompany him on his playful search for the most beautiful thing about horses. He asks his family, his friends, and even the artist, George Littlechild, what is the most beautiful thing they know about horses. The answers he gets range from zany to profound, and show him that even seemingly ordinary things can be seen in entirely new ways.

First line

Today it is forty below in my hometown of Fort Smith in the Northwest Territories of Canada.


  • Title What's the Most Beautiful Thing You Know about Horses?
  • Author Richard Van Camp; George Littlechild (Illustrator)
  • Binding Paperback
  • Edition First Trade Pape
  • Pages 32
  • Volumes 1
  • Language ENG
  • Publisher Children's Book Press (CA)
  • Date 2014-05-01
  • Illustrated Yes
  • Features Illustrated
  • ISBN 9780892391851 / 0892391855
  • Weight 0.3 lbs (0.14 kg)
  • Dimensions 10.77 x 8.54 x 0.17 in (27.36 x 21.69 x 0.43 cm)
  • Ages 05 to 08 years
  • Grade levels K - 3
  • Themes
    • Ethnic Orientation: Native American
  • Library of Congress subjects Questions and answers, Horses
  • Library of Congress Catalog Number 97037437
  • Dewey Decimal Code E

About the author

Richard Van Camp is a young writer and member of the Dogrib Nation from the Northwest Territories, Canada. He is a graduate of the University of Victoria and the En'owkin International School of Writing. He recently published his first novel and his stories have been featured in many collections.

George Littlechild is an internationally renowned artist from the Plains Cree Nation. His first book for Children's Book Press, This Land Is My Land (1993), was the winner of both the prestigious Jane Addams Picture Book Award, and the National Parenting Publications Gold Medal. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.