Brighty of the Grand Canyon Author:Marguerite Henry, Wesley Dennis (Illustrator) Long ago, a lone little burro roamed the high cliffs of the Grand Canyon and touched the hearts of all who knew him: a grizzled old miner, a big-game hunter, even President Teddy Roosevelt. Named Brighty by the prospector who befriended him, he remained a free spirit at heart. But when a ruthless claim-jumper murdered the prospector, loyal Brigh... more »ty risked everything to bring the killer to justice.
Brighty's adventures have delighted generations of readers, and he has become the symbol of a joyous way of life. Some people say that you can even see his spirit roving the canyon on moonlit nights-forever wild, forever free.« less
This is a great story, most appreciated by a child if it is read aloud and shared. However, an adult looking for a quick, good read, will also appreciate this timeless story. This is a bittersweet tale and makes you feel good.
This classic is as entertaining as always - for both children and adults. I first read it after riding down the Grand Canyon trail on a mule, and it was doubly exciting. Story: A lone little burro jack learns to cope with his own kind, humans, hunters, other animals and even Teddy Roosevelt. A good read-aloud book