The Lost Horse: A Chinese Folktale

by Ed Young and Tracey Adams

A Caldecott Medalist's magnificent retelling of a Chinese folktale

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780152050238
  • ISBN-10: 015205023X
  • Pages: 32
  • Publication Date: 05/01/2004
  • Carton Quantity: 50

About the book

Acclaimed author-illustrator Ed Young breathes new life into the ancient Chinese folktale of a horse that brings extraordinary reversals of fortune to its trusting owner.

A timeless fable, The Lost Horse teaches of the ever-changing fortunes of life.

About the author
Ed Young

ED YOUNG is the renowned author-illustrator of more than fifty books for children, including the Caldecott Medal-winning Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China and the Caldecott Honor book Seven Blind Mice. He lives in New York.


[star]"May be among the Caldecott Medalist's finest works."

--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

[star]"A wonderful elaboration on an ancient Chinese proverb."

--School Library Journal (starred review)

"Wonderfully theatrical . . . Will lead children . . . to discover the unexpected

turnabouts in the sad and happy events of their own lives."--Booklist