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Once there was a farmer who had three prize horses. He brushed them, he combed their tails, and he fed them oats. But he forgot to feed oats to Polly, his shaggy, lovable workhorse. Poor Polly. Then one rainy, muddy day, the farmer forgets to close the door to his hayloft. Get ready for eye-opening ...more

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Artist, political cartoonist, and illustrator of more than a hundred children's books, Marc Simont was born in 1915 in Paris. His parents were from the Catalonia region of Spain, and his childhood was spent in France, Spain, and the United States. Encouraged by his father, Joseph Simont, an artist and staff illustrator for the magazine L'Illustration, Marc Simont drew from a young age. Though he later attended art school in Paris and New York, he considers his father to have been his greatest t...more