About the Author
JANE KENDALL is the author of Horse Diaries #4: "Maestoso Petra, " as well as many other titles. She has also illustrated more than two dozen children's books. Jane has been a senior writer for "Greenwich Magazine" since 1992. She has written for "The New York Times" on film history and teaches a college-level writing course for the Institute of Children's Literature. She was an enthusiastic rider growing up, and on one memorable occasion went Christmas caroling on horseback.