Why Can't Horses Burp?: Curious Questions About Your Favorite Pets (Hardcover)

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Humorous and informative, Why Can’t Horses Burp? is full of fun facts and little-known tidbits about your favorite equine companions.


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.



About the Author


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.

Praise For…


An
interesting...overview of horse history, care, and jobs... The
illustrations are quite appealing... A perfect primer for equine
enthusiasts.
— School Library Journal


Product Details
ISBN: 9780500652305
ISBN-10: 0500652309
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication Date: April 20th, 2021
Pages: 48
Language: English