Author(s): Christina Darling
Including favorite illustrations from classic children's books, these exhilarating stories and poems are sure to charm and captivate readers-and riders-of all ages. SALES HANDLE: From Black Beauty to Pegasus, from tips for drawing horses to a guide to grooming horses, this collection has something for everyone. KEY SELLING POINTS: HOW WILL THIS TITLE BE DISTINCTIVE: *Extensive illustration by various artists and art styles makes this a unique compilation. SPEAK TO THE EXISTING TREND/DEFINE CONSUMER: *Horse themes are perennially popular, and have deeply enthusiastic fans. *A wide variety of reading levels, topics, and fiction vs nonfiction makes this collection sure to appeal to all kinds of horse fans. NOTABLE AUTHORS OR CONTRIBUTORS TO PROJECT: *Includes excerpts from such beloved writers as Walter Farley, Anna Sewell, Marguerite Henry, Robert Louis Stevenson, C. S. Lewis, Lewis Carroll, and John Steinbeck. RELEVANT SALES COMPARISONS OR SALES INFO. *Total sales for the award winning Classic Illustrated series are very strong at over 650,000 net units across 18 titles.
NAME: Christina Darling LOCATION: Seattle, WA TRAVEL AVAILABILITY/ PROMOTABILITY: available BIO: Christina Darling is a lifelong lover of horses, and, in particular, of horse stories. She grew up in the California countryside, where she yearned with all her heart to have a horse of her own. Upon realizing this was an impossibility, she contented herself with reading about girls who did. Christina now lives in Seattle, with her daughter and husband, where she, along with family members, runs the Laughing Elephant publishing company.