Run With the Wind by Caroline Pitcher

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The newly-born foal is unsteady on his wobbly legs. He is afraid of the wind and of the dark all around him, and he is worried that his mother will leave him. She assures him that one day he will feel safe and sure without her. "You won't think of me at all then," she tells him, but the foal cannot believe he will ever want to leave his mother's side. But one sunny day his mother goes off riding, and the little foal is left alone with only the wind to play with...

About Caroline Pitcher

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Jane Chapman graduated from college with a First Class Honors degree in illustration. She is an award winning illustrator who works under the name Jane Chapman and under her pseudonym Jack Tickle. She has had more than 75 titles published in more than 20 countries. She is perhaps best known for her illustrations in Karma Wilson's 'Bear' books, an internationally bestselling series which has garnered a string of awards including the Oppenheim Platinum Book Award for 'Bear Snores On'. In 2012 her title Bear Says Thanks with Karma Wilson made The New York Times Best Seller List.
Published February 1, 1998 by Little Tiger Pr. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Pitcher’s story of separation anxiety, here played out by a foal and its mother, will have relevance to children who have experienced similar worries.

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Out in the field on a summer night, a foal fears the vast darkness: ""I can't see you out here when you move away from me."" His mother comforts him by likening her closeness to the wind's presence, which, while unseen, is felt.

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