Illustratration by Scott M. & Ashley A.
|They kept riding
into the morning until the sun came up. After that they went home.
|This happened on
Christmas Eve! When the children woke up they found the horses were gifts.
|The horses and the
children kept going around the village until morning.
|What did you think
the childrens next adventure will be?
by Jennifer A.
|Amanda: Where did you
get the idea for the story?
Author: I grew up in a snowy state, Ohio.
Amanda: Did you know the children in the story?
Author: No, they were in my imagination.
Amanda: Did you think it was a great story when you finished writing it?
Author: Yes, I felt children would love the story.
|Molly likes to draw
and she loves the snow. Molly loves adventure. Molly loves animals, too. Shes a
by Kaitlin S.
|I think that horse
that Molly made is beautiful. It looked so real, even though it was made from snow. Molly
was so surprised when the horse pushed up.
by ZulmaMolly has brown hair and glasses. Molly has as brother named Matthew. Molly loves to color beautiful pictures.
by Jennifer H.
|Jesse: When it was
bedtime, Mattew was already in his pajamas. The he
went out and built his horse. Matthews horse shook and got up, and Matthew was very excited about this.
|Michael: Matthew was a
great kid. He looked cool when he was riding the horse. Matthew loved his teddy bear, too.
He rode the best horse, and rode it great!
|Bobby: I loved Matthews jump. He wondered when he would get home. He wondered why he and Molly had made horses instead of snowmen I guess because horses are more exciting!||Steven: Matthew is about
my age. He must be in second grade. He looks like a very nice boy.
|Sarah: How did you
come up with the idea of the horses?
Molly: The drawing that I was doing made me think of the idea.
Sarah: When the horse got up, did it feel like snow you were sitting
Molly: No, it felt like fur.
Sarah: How did you tiptoe so quietly into house?
Molly: I took off my sneaker.
Sarah: Did it feel weird when you were on the horses?
Molly: Yes, because the horses were so fast, and Id never been on a horse before.
|Ashley: What did you
have for dinner?
Molly: Pizza! My favorite.
Ashley: What gave you the idea of building the snow horse?
Molly: Because I was drawing horses; I love horses.
Ashley: How old were you when you built the snow horses?
Molly: I was seven.
Ashley: How did your parents feel about the snow horses?
Molly: They were proud.
|Patrick: How did it
feel to ride a snow horse?
Matthew: Fun, but it was scary when the horse jumped the fence.
Patrick: How come you dont like to draw, and your sister does?
Matthew: I like to color things in but not draw things.
Patrick: Did you really want to make a horse or a snowman?
Matthew: I wanted to make a snowman, but my sister said we must make
Patrick: How did you go to sleep so quickly?
Matthew: I was very tired from riding in the snow.
|Peter: What gave you
the idea to build a snow horse?
Matthew: I love horses.
Peter: How did it feel when you were on the horse?
Matthew: It was very scary!
Peter: What was the best part of the ride?
Matthew: Jumping the fence was the best part.
Peter: Was it hard to hold on to the horse?
Matthew: Yes, very hard.