1. She likes to be complimented
2. She. Eats. A. Lot.
3. She doesn't like to be left alone for long.
Well of course Leroy falls immediately in love with this horse, and doesn't pay enough attention to Patty or Beatrice.
What ensues is a delightful, sweet romp narrated in the luscious language Kate DiCamillo is renowned for.
Chris Van Dusen's illustrations showcase the sweetness and humour while adding a special yippie-i-oh to this beginning chapter book.