Tony by Ed Galing

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Read Tony Online Free - Tony was all white,
large, sturdy,
with wide gentle eyes
and a ton of love . . .

Follow this tale of a narrator and his friendship with a horse, by the late poet Ed Galing and illustrated by Erin Stead.



Title : Tony
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ISBN : 1626723087
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 32 pages


Reviews


Anita rated it ★★★★★

March 17, 2017

The illustrations are amazing! I kept thinking that my fingers would smudge the drawings as I read the book.


Lobstergirl rated it ★★★☆☆

September 27, 2017

The story of Tony the horse, told in free verse, is ordinary. But Erin Stead's illustrations are worth the price of the book. You don't see a lot of illustrations like this in children's books anymore (as I constantly lament).


Kimberly rated it ★★☆☆☆

March 18, 2017

This book is lovely, it truly is. The illustrations are breathtaking. The text is nice as well, but the illustrations overtake the story. I don't really even know who I would read this to.


Laura rated it ★★★★★

February 21, 2017

Quite possibly the best picture book Erin Stead has illustrated to date. Truly breathtaking.


Joanna rated it ★★★★★

March 17, 2017

Definitely in the running for Caldecott 2018. For some reason, this one made me cry a little. Just a smidge. It is so beautifully illustrated and speaks to the memory of connection you can feel with an animal.


Tracie rated it ★★☆☆☆

March 01, 2017

A free-verse poem recounts a nostalgic, early-morning visit with Tony, a gentle white horse who pulls the milk truck. I like how the poem quietly unfolds, waiting until the book is halfway-over to even reveal the first-person narration, and Stead's muted illustrations are lovely. I like the poem...


Margie rated it ★★★★★

January 27, 2017

There are times before a book is even in your possession; you know you have to read it. It's one thing when contemporaries recommend a book to you, but when one of your students tells you to read a book you read it with no questions asked. If they know you well enough to believe you will love a b...


Alyssa rated it ★★★★☆

February 28, 2017

A beautiful book that gives you the warm fuzzies. The story is about a work horse, Tony, that comes to life through beautiful sketches. Would be better with one-on-one because the book is small and readers need to be close to appreciate the illustrations.


Jessie rated it ★★★★☆

May 15, 2017

A nostalgic poem introduces young readers to the long bygone era of horse drawn wagon dairy delivery, focusing on the narrator’s admiration for the horse that pulled the cart. The picture book format physically extends this gentle poem by spreading it out, with only a line or several lines per pa...


Terri rated it ★★★★☆

November 21, 2017

I read "Tony," written by Ed Galing and illustrated by Erin E. Stead, as a possible 2018 Caldecott contender. I give this a 4 for concept text and a 5 for illustrations (definitely worthy of Caldecott consideration). "Tony" is the simple story of a work horse named "Tony" and his day spent pulling...





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