3 edition of Willow King (Random House Riders) found in the catalog.
by Tandem Library
Written in English
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I read Willow King with excitement, hoping that it would not be like all the other racing books published, in which 13 year olds are racing horses (let's hope this never happens). I was happy to find that it was not, although I thought the role of the trainer of Raging Wind was a little bit of a racing book cliche.5/5(5). Book Review: 'The Bird King,' By G. Willow Wilson G. Willow Wilson's luminous new novel is set during the last days of Muslim Granada, and follows a .
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Willow King,lives up to all the racing hopes and dreams. The big hold your breaths come from jealousy, meanest and spoil sports. What a great and thrilling read. I recommend this book to anyone who grew up reading horse stories and all who love these beautiful and majestic creatures/5(14).
Willow King, a romance novelist in London, England: Festering Lilies (Willow King #1), Poison Flowers, Bloody Roses (Willow King Mysteries), Bitter Herbs Series Works: Poison Flowers, Sour Grapes, Bloody Roses, Rotten Apples, Bitter Herbs. Chris Platt is an award-winning author of more than one dozen books for young readers about horses.
Willow King was awarded the Golden Heart Award from the Romance Writers of America, and Star Gazer was part of the Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Reading List, as well as a Parents’ Choice Approved book.
Her other novels, including Moon Shadow, Storm Chaser, and Asta, have /5(14). Chris Platt was a professional rider and it shows in this book. When Willow King grabs the bit running flat out with Katie, you are on the horse with the wind whipping through your hair hanging on and trying to stop this powerhouse surging beneath you/5(10).
I read Willow King with excitement, hoping that it would not be like all Willow King book other racing books published, in which 13 year olds are racing horses (let's hope this never happens).
I was happy to find that it was not, although I thought the role of the trainer of Raging Wind was a little bit of a racing book 4/5(4). The Willow King book. Read Willow King book reviews from the world's largest community for readers.
Wrapped into his long coat against the incessant rain and accompani /5. The whole Willow King series has been a delight to read. I rarely read so avidly as I have done since I bought the author's first book in this series - Festering Lilies.
Since then, I've read the whole seven books in quick succession as I couldn't wait to find out what Willow would do next.5/5(1). I read Willow King with excitement, hoping that it would not be like all the other racing books published, in which 13 year olds are racing horses (let's hope this never happens).
I was happy to find that it was not, although I thought the role of the trainer of Raging Wind was a little bit of a racing book cliche.4/5(4). This would be another great book to read throughout the year with my students, because it is about overcoming obstacles and having faith in others when no one else does.
This would be a good book for all my (2nd-3rd grade) students. Platt, C. Willow King: /5. I thought this series "Willow King" heroine sounded good when I read about it. I read this book and for me it was awful. I should have read the bio first on the author as she is a romance novelist need I say more.
The writing was simple (cant think of a better word) and I skimmed to the end just to see who the killer was -- like it mattered/5. Willow King is a lifelong Alaskan from Kasilof, a commercial fisherman and a mother of three.
Chris Platt is an award-winning author of more than one dozen books for young readers about horses. Willow King was awarded the Golden Heart Award from the Romance Writers of America, and Star Gazer was part of the Kansas State Reading Circle Recommended Reading List, as well as a Parents’ Choice Approved other novels, including Moon Shadow, Storm Chaser, and Asta, Brand: Open Road Media.
The Willow King book series by Chris Platt includes books Willow King and Willow King: Race the Wind (Random House Riders). See the complete Willow King series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.
The Willow King book series by Natasha Cooper includes books Festering Lilies, Poison Flowers, Bloody Roses, and several more. See the complete Willow King series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.
Willow King by Chris Platt is the most exciting and entertaining horse book I have yet read. Katie Durham's struggles in raising the crippled Willow King into a quality racehorse teaches the young girl something about herself as well.5/5(5).
Horse-crazy readers will find themselves immersed in the racing world, and will root for Willow King and for Katie all the way. (Fiction. ) Platt's first novel is a lively girl-and-horse story set in Oregon that is full of fascinating detail about how these animals are trained to be champions.
The Willow King is the sort of novel that leaves a lot of space for readers to draw their own conclusions about what’s going on and what it all means. Some readers, especially ones who don’t have the patience for the way Laurentius gets himself tangled up in mental knots of philosophy, will be annoyed by much of the book.
The Willow King is his second novel, and won the EU Prize for Literature inand he has won the Estonian Science Fiction Prize with his story 'Nerissa'. The Willow King is being translated into twelve languages, and is his first book to appear in : Meelis Friedenthal.
Willow includes Stephen King, Isabel, Agatha Christie, James Patterson and Anne Rice amongst her inspirations. The author’s works include series like Jack Ryder and Emma Frost, not to mention to the Savage books. +Biography. Willow Rose comes from Copenhagen in Denmark. However, the author lives in the United States with her husband and children.
This inspiring debut novel by a female former professional jockey and horse trainer tells the moving tale of Willow King, a colt born with crooked legs, who is saved from. Chris Platt, one of the first female jockeys in Oregon, is the author of more than a dozen books for young readers, including the popular horse novels Willow King, its sequel Race the Wind, and many titles in the Thoroughbred series.
She lives in Nevada.Get this from a library! Willow King. [Chris Platt] -- Thirteen-year-old Katie, who is herself physically challenged, saves a crippled foal from euthanasia and nurses him back to .Willow is a American dark fantasy drama film directed by Ron Howard, produced and with a story by George Lucas, and starring Warwick Davis, Val Kilmer, Joanne Whalley, Jean Marsh, and Billy plays the eponymous lead character and hero: a reluctant farmer who plays a critical role in protecting a special baby from a tyrannical queen who vows to destroy her and take over the Directed by: Ron Howard.