Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Kobi: Memoirs of a Mustang by Heather Hamel
Kobi: Memoirs of a Mustang is a chapter book for middle grade horse lovers through adults, a la Black Beauty first person viewpoint. The author, Heather Hamel, explains at the end that this story is based on the real life and times of a Mustang named Kobi from birth through life to his forever home.
The realistic details of wild mustangs, the round up and adoptions are educational. Kobi learns that not all humans are bad, but some are better than others. And that goes for other horses, too!
The author describes the black colt's training and the variety of stables he was kept and how differently they cared for the horses. The reader learns about Kobi's insights and reactions to different situations including horse shows.
This book is available on Amazon in print and for the Kindle.