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New picture books for little library patrons

...title in the popular "sheep" series ("Sheep Blast Off!") and a quietly lovely story about the birth and first year of a foal ("Horse") as well as the titles below. "My First Airplane Ride," by Patricia Hubbell, illustrated by Nancy Speir. Juneau...
Photo: New kid on the block

Brianna Tragis, right, tends to her 5-month-old foal as its mother, Holly, peeks out of the stables Monday at the Fairweather...On Friday, Tragis brought home the youngest addition to the stables. The foal has yet to be named.
Small town, Thursday night

...singer-songwriter Hal Ketchum is at home in front of a canvas. Today, he's painting a horse. "It started as a portrait of a young foal with his head turned and looking straight at you, but I framed it in the canvas as if he's stepping through the frame...
This WeeK
New at the library: Kids books with CDs

...the creation of the morin khuur, the Mongolian horse-head fiddle. Suho is a young shepherd who lovingly raises an abandoned foal who grows up to be a magnificent horse and amazingly fast runner. When the local Governor holds a horse race to decide who will...
Caught in the Caucasus

...fermented mare's milk - the national drink. everyone i saw was drinking vodka and beer, but that's probably because mares foal during the spring and summer. the country has few claims to fame, although the world's largest natural-growth walnut forest...
Sound Bites

...Beatles "I Should Have Known Better." Foals, "Antidotes" ??? Just when you think...heavily hyped British one - along comes Foals with an exuberant, complicated debut...pulse-quickening anthem that's more typical of Foals. And though every little detail may not...


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