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Paperback, 11.25″ x 8.5″
30 pages with color illustrations
ISBN 978-1-63381-214-7

written by Marty Martin Miller & Eleanor Morris Botka
illustrated by Laura Lander
The once-handsome painted horse and his merry-go-round friends long for the days when they were young, beautiful, and filled with joy. A severe summer storm adds to the carousel’s woes by leaving the animal rides scarred and disheartened. The owner calls his granddaughter to restore Paint, her favorite childhood ride, and his popular  companions on the twirling platform. Avery and her art school classmates lovingly labor together to reawaken Masterson’s Magical Merry-Go-Round.


For over forty years in five states, Marty Martin Miller has been a public school educator. Eleanor Morris Botka has taught English and mathematics for fifty plus years in Maine and New Hampshire. Both teachers have worked extensively in Gifted and Talented school programs. Their collaboration began when they shared the position of Head Writing Teacher for Lake Region Schools in Maine.

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