Find answers to everything you’ve ever wondered about horses in this latest addition to the Curious Questions About Your Favorite Pets series. Can all horses be racehorses? Why do horses wear shoes? And what’s the difference between a horse and a pony, anyway? A zoologist explains all of these, and more.
Whether you are lucky enough to have a horse of your own or you dream of galloping away on a magnificent steed, Why Can’t Horses Burp? is the lively, fact-filled book for you. From horses’ desert ancestors to modern-day show ponies, it’s certain to satisfy all horse lovers’ curiosity.
An interesting…overview of horse history, care, and jobs… The illustrations are quite appealing… A perfect primer for equine enthusiasts.
— School Library Journal
Dr. Nick Crumpton is a zoologist at University College London. He completed his PhD at Cambridge University before working at the Natural History Museum and for the BBC as a journalist and researcher. He is the author of the Favorite Pets series and The Amazing Animal Atlas.
Lily Snowden-Fine is an illustrator and painter based in Toronto. Her clients include the New York Times and Globe and Mail, among others.