The three horses Jack, Max, Lax and their friend Donkey are back!
In Horse Valley, it’s a perfect day to go kite flying. Jack, Max, Lax, and Donkey decide to get creative by putting together their own homemade kites. However, Donkey’s kite doesn’t work. No matter how hard he tries to get it to fly, it just keeps tumbling to the ground. How will poor Donkey get his kite to fly? A friendly goose named Gusty is delighted to help him out.
In this Horse Valley Adventure, Donkey learns not to give up when all seems hopeless. The friends all learn a lesson about helping others and true friendship.
I received a free copy of this book for an honest review.
Donkey’s Kite is the second book in the Horse Valley Adventure series. In the first book, Donkey was a bully but ultimately became best friends with the three little horses. In Donkey’s Kite, they all make kites to fly but Donkey isn’t very good at making things and his kite won’t fly. His friends are too busy to help him, so he ends up finding help from a stranger.
I like this story even better than the first one. It’s original and the pictures are bigger which makes it even better for reading aloud.
Like the first book, Donkey’s Kite has a lesson. It teaches children to help others and work together as well as to never give up. This is another great book by Liana-Melissa Allen for young children.
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About the Author
Liana-Melissa Allen is a young author and illustrator of children’s books and books for youth. She has written, illustrated and published six books. Her most recent one is the colorfully illustrated children’s book “Donkey’s Kite”, the second book of “A Horse Valley Adventure” series. The first was “The Three Little Horses and the Big Bully Donkey”. The lovable cartoon characters, Max, Lax, Jack and Donkey makes them a favorite of first and second grade students. She is now working on her third book of “A Horse Valley Adventure”.
Liana-Melissa is a dedicated classical/jazz pianist, and mostly enjoys older music, especially from the big band era and the 1940’s, 50’s and 60’s. While playing the piano, her imagination often leads to a great amount of improvising. Frequently, Liana will improvise a theme for one of the stories she is writing. Capturing this improvised music became a priority, which ultimately resulted in theme music for “A Horse Valley Adventure”. The “Horse Valley” theme will be used for a short animated video featuring her Horse Valley characters.