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Pippi Longstocking: Small Gift Edition

By: Astrid Lindgren

Price: $14.95

Publisher: UK, Oxford University Press: 2012

Seller ID: 002887

ISBN: 0192758233

Condition: New


Pippi Longstocking is nine years old. She has just moved into Villa Villekulla where she lives all by herself with a horse, a monkey, and a big suitcase full of gold coins. The grown-ups in the village try to make Pippi behave in ways that they think a little girl should, but Pippi has other ideas! She would much rather spend her days arranging wild, exciting adventures to enjoy with her neighbours, Tommy and Annika, or entertaining everyone she meets with her outrageous stories. Pippi thinks nothing of wrestling a circus strongman, dancing a polka with burglars, or tugging a bull's tail. Ge... View more info

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How to Think Like a Horse : The Essential Handbook for Understanding Why Horses Do What They Do

By: Cherry Hill

Price: $29.95

Publisher: USA, Storey Publishing: 2006

Seller ID: 9781580178358

ISBN: 1580178359

Condition: New


Ask someone who works with horses how best to communicate with a balky colt and she will tell you that horses do not respond to human cajoling. To be successful the human must understand and work with, not against, the horse's instincts, needs, and fears. When a trainer resorts to human teaching methods - reasoning, begging, bribing, even hugging and kissing - the horse will be confused and unable to respond appropriately. But if horses are treated respectfully with methods they understand, everyone involved - animal and human - will be happier, safer, and more productive. Horse trainer and in... View more info