Review by Booklist Review
Beginning rider Meg thinks that camping will be like an outdoor slumber party, but she is in for a surprise. Meg's camping experience is full of bugs and long walks to the bathroom, but also fun trail rides. This installment of the Pony Scouts series, a level two reader, has a plot that's simple yet satisfying, and the text is large for easy reading. The softly colored illustrations show all the joys and downfalls of camping, while conveying the action. With its message about building self-confidence, this will find an audience larger than just those who love horses.--Erickson, Tiffany Copyright 2014 Booklist
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Review by School Library Journal Review
PreS-Gr 2-The Pony Scouts are back, and heading out for a camping adventure. Friends Meg, Jill, and Annie are spending summer vacation with their ponies, and it is Meg's first time camping. She learns that camping at the state park is not about convenience, but more about working together, trail rides, taking care of the ponies, and making sure to come prepared with items like bug spray and flashlights. Meg's dad 's failure to check through her things (as she has never been camping before) is a bit off-putting, but Jill's mom is prepared for all of the girls and their ponies, with extra supplies and camping experience. Warm hued, realistic illustrations, large-font text, and ample white space will assist beginning readers. "Pony Pointers" included in the back matter provide simple vocabulary and terms. Recommended for fans of "Pony Scouts" and horse enthusiasts alike.-Melissa Smith, Royal Oak Public Library, MI (c) Copyright 2014. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
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Review by Horn Book Review
Meg is excited for her first camping trip, but it isn't quite what she expects: she has a difficult time putting up a tent and realizes she should have packed bug spray and a flashlight. Luckily, the other Pony Scouts are there to help her out. The book's natural pace, gentle humor, and sunny illustrations will appeal to beginning readers. (c) Copyright 2014. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.
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