Libby does not give up, no matter what gets in her way. But, by chapter 18 Libby is feeling pretty worn down by all that life has thrown at her. She asks,. What do you do when everything in life seems unfair? When you want to take riding lessons and your stupid sister gets them instead - even though it was your idea in the first place?
When you try to Live Up to Your Potential and then get punished for doing it? When your stupid sister gets riding boots and you're forced into going on the swim team even though you stink at swimming? When you are embarrassed by your mother at a Princess Spa Party that you never wanted to go to in the first place?
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Libby goes on to wonder if her teacher lived up to her potential? Could she have been a "brain surgeon, or a scientist, or even president of the United States? Or had she taken the easy way out by teaching fourth grade? Had Mrs Williams lived up to her potential? For that matter, Libby wondered, had her mother? Libby becomes a regular visitor at the farm, where she gets to know the owners, the horses, and an elderly man who frequently comes to see his horse.
The wide-spaced lines of type and vivid black-and-white drawings make this an accessible, attractive choice for younger chapter-book readers.
She is also the author of the Louise the Big Cheese books and other award-winning titles. She lives in New Jersey, and you can visit her at ElisePrimavera. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? It takes meeting the horse of her dreams for Libby Thump to finally live up to her potential in this chapter book series from New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Elise Primavera. Ten-year-old Libby Thump loves two things: her dog Margaret and horses.
She dreams about them, draws them all the time, and more than anything she wants to take lessons and learn to ride like a real horsewoman. But when her mother decides to give the lessons to her older sister instead, Libby is beside herself. But Libby just wants to be herself. With charismatic optimism and determination, Libby hopes she can talk her parents into seeing her perspective.
And in the meantime, at least she can visit the stables and see her favorite horse, Princess…. This all-new series featuring text and illustrations from Elise Primavera, of Auntie Claus and Louise the Big Cheese acclaim, will appeal to anyone interested in horses—or who knows the value of having a good friend. Read more Read less. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.
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Showing of 10 reviews. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later. Format: Paperback Verified Purchase. Cute book for my 7 year old named Libby! Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase. Book for my granddaughter Cute story for her. Format: Hardcover. Libby Thump is almost 11 years old and loves horses. She spends many hours in her room with her dog Margaret, which gives her more time to dream about horses and to draw them.
She wishes she could have a horse, or at least learn to ride one. But that all changes when she no, it's actually Margaret discovers a nearby, rather run-down horse stable called High Hopes Horse Farm.
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