EVERYTHING FAMILY &
"Mother of Family Ideas"
LITTLE BIT OF JOE
and illustrated by
This is a book
for all ages, but is especially recommended for young readers
age 7 through 14.
love the story too.
Cover, 49 pages
1/2" x 8 1/2", Saddle
within 48 hours
A Look into the Past...
Joker Joe is a domestic
Arabian. This means his ancestors, grandmothers and
grandfathers, have been in the United States for five
generations, dating back to 1909. At this time most of his
ancestors were brought into the United States from Great
Through the generations the
Arabian horse was developed and raised with a strict program.
Joker Joe is a fine example of the inherited blood lines of
"A Little Bit of Joe" tells the
wonderful heart warming story of this extraordinary horse.
Join Joe and I on the long
struggle, to become healthy and strong enough to reach our
quest to become the best that we could be.
Whether it's a stick horse,
a rocking horse or a horsy-back ride, most children seem to
love horses. Help them to pretend. Of course, if there is an
opportunity for them to ride a real horse, most children will
love the opportunity and the experience.
Greeting Cards by Arlene
About the Author
Arlene E. Turk
Arlene E. Turk was born on
January 9, 1938, in Renton, Washington. She is the daughter of
a brick layer and a homemaker.
Her extraordinary love for
horses drove her to work odd jobs, enabling her to save up
enough money to buy her first horse, Sheiba, at the age of 13.
In 1967 she married her
husband, Henry, a Montana native, and they moved back to
Montana. Together they raised 6 children and have 10
After living with and loving
animals her entire life and driving a school bus in the harsh
conditions of Central Montana, she realized that she should
write a book for all of the children.
This book is about the
wonderful experiences of raising an orphaned foal, a gift from
This charming book will be
enjoyed by all ages, telling of the many situations that the
filly named, Mariah, manages to survive.
Other books by Arlene Turk:
A story about an orphaned filly named
Mariah, for children who love horses
by Montana Grandma,
A sequel to Mariah,
a tale about a horse making friends and feeling accepted
by Montana Grandma, Arlene Turk