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Write Like An Animal Workshop with the author of Phantom Stallion

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
603 N Lamar
Austin, TX 78703
Wild at Heart: Mustangs and the Young People Fighting to Save Them Cover Image
By Terri Farley, Melissa Farlow (By (photographer))
ISBN: 9780544392946
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2015

The Wild One Cover Image
ISBN: 9780064410854
Availability: Backordered. Place an order and we will let you know when to expect your book.
Published: Avon Books - July 23rd, 2002

Join us this President's Day morning for a fun writing workshop! Fantasy and reality come together as Phantom Stallion author Terri Farley leads young writers inside the secret world of wild horses.

After a short visual introduction to wild horse families, predators and environments, writers create animal characters to star in action-packed, fact-based fiction. Each writer may end the session as the author of an original story -- in graphic or traditional format -- that no one else could have written! 

This workshop is intended for grades 5-9, and is free, though registration is required. Space is limited.



Terri Farley is the best-selling author of the Phantom Stallion series for young readers and Seven Tears into the Sea, a contemporary myth honored by the American Library Association. Her newest book is an adventurous all-ages work of non-fiction.
Wild at Heart: Mustangs and the Young People Fighting to Save Them reaches back to prehistoric times, takes readers inside wild horse herds to learn what it means to be a mustang. It’s won numerous awards including the Sterling North Heritage Award for Excellence in Children's Literature. It has been honored by the National Science Teachers Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Junior Library Guild.
Terri’s work has sold over two million copies in 27 countries since she taught high school and middle school in Los Angeles and Reno. She still misses the classroom and loves school visits. She has taught readers' and writers' workshops for kindergarten to post-graduate level audiences in the U.S. and Canada.