By ForeWord Magazine
The reader imagine[s] she is along on the trip, learning about a culture different from her own. The illustrations are rendered in watercolor. Earth tone colors in the earlier pages of the book slowly give way to more majestic pinks, purples, and blues as the festival draws nearer. The young jockeys on strong horses with determined looks on their faces add a sense of anticipation and excitement to the story . . .the illustrations are filled with details about what the authors see. . . .Youth who love horses and have an interest in learning about how people in other countries live and celebrate will enjoy this book.
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