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Children's Fiction Mythical

Once Upon a Unicorn's Horn

by (author) Beatrice Blue

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Initial publish date
May 2020
  • Hardback

    Publish Date
    May 2020
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 4 to 7
  • Grade: p to 2


Do you know how unicorns got their horns? Find out in this charming picture book about friendship, family, and magic. (Hint: It’s something sweet!)

How did unicorns get their horns? It all began once upon a magical forest, where a little girl named June discovered tiny horses with soft fur and sparkly tails learning how to fly! But there was one poor, sad horsie that couldn’t fly at all. And of course, June was determined to help.
Find out how one girl’s sweet idea for cheering up her new friend turned into an unexpected treat for unicorn lovers everywhere. Featuring an imaginative little girl who loves to explore nature, this adorable story celebrates family, friendship, and finding the magic within yourself.

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Editorial Reviews

"The cozy forest and sincere narration thrum with the possibility of magic...Noncloying but still incredibly sweet, this unicorn story bucks the trend." —Kirkus

"In charming style, Blue presents a whimsical origin story for the unicorn, which will enchant young readers.... Blue combines the magic of backyard adventure with the uplifting sparkle of fairy tales, and her saturated digital illustrations have a Little Golden Book quality to them. This story isn’t your ordinary unicorn fodder, and children will instantly spot its magic." —Booklist

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