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Why can't horses burp? (Favourite Pets)

Lily Snowden-Fine, Dr Nick Crumpton


Beautiful show ponies, athletic race horses and nomadic desert horses all get their chance in the limelight in this charming introduction to our equine companions

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Why do horses wear shoes?
How do horses 'speak'?
And why can't horses burp?

Answering twenty curious questions about the equine species, this book is a charming blend of zoology, history and popular culture that celebrates why horses have been such beloved companions for centuries. Featuring a myriad of different horse breeds, you will discover what’s so unique about a horse’s body and its behaviour, and why they deserve to be well cared for.

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'Full of fabulous illustrations, and packed with lots of informative horsey knowledge to satisfy all horse lovers’ curiosity'

'Everything is laid out in bite-size chunks ... If your kid loves horses, this is a real winner'

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Book Details

Format: PLC

Size: 30.0 x 23.0 cm

Extent: 48 pp

Publication date: 6 May 2021

ISBN: 9780500652305

About the Author

Lily Snowden-Fine is an illustrator and painter based in Vancouver whose clients include The New York Times, among others. She was the voice of the original Peppa Pig when it first aired in 2004. Dr Nick Crumpton is a zoologist at University College London. He has worked at the Natural History Museum and for the BBC. Together Lily and Nick are the creators of Why Do Dogs Sniff Bottoms? and Why Do Cats Meow? (both Thames & Hudson).