TITLE

Big Hope

PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;9/28/2007, Vol. 77 Issue 4, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features Thumbelina, the world's smallest horse. Thumbelina is a miniature horse but she is also a dwarf for her breed making her smaller. Her height is only 17.5 inches or about the height of a medium-sized dog. Since April 2007, Thumbelina has been touring the U.S. to visit children's hospitals, camps and schools to raise $1 million for sick children.
ACCESSION #
26853233

 

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