Leah Taylor Jefferson lives with her husband Steve in West Virginia with their dogs Alice and Shadow, their three cats Attitude, Milly and Gabriel. The real Oreo lives on a nearby farm. Leah is the author of “Horses of the Presidents” as well as co-author of two travel guides on Africa. She is working on her next book, “The Adventures of Oreo and Algonquin – Civil War Horse Tails.
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Horses of the Presidents
From George Washington to George Bush we learn how important the horse was in making America great!
Surprising stories such as George Washington brushed his horses teeth, Old Whitey Zachary Taylors horse had his tail hairs pulled out by tourist at the White House and Algonquin a miniature horse owned by Theodore Roosevelt's children took him up in the White House Elevator! A great way to learn history as well as a wonderful gift for any horse lover.
Oreo and the White House Christmas Tree
Oreo travels to Washington DC to help with the White House Christmas Tree. While there she meets Mrs. Obama, Sasha and Malia and of course Beau the dog. She joins up with Algonquin and his friend Ebeneezer a Donkey as they travel through time to learn about the famous Presidential Christmas Trees in the White House.
The Adventures of Oreo and Algonquin
The White House Tour
Oreo, a miniature horse travels to Washington DC to tell the story of how important the horse was to the creation of the United States. While there two mysterious children lead her into the White House where she meets her great grandfather Algonquin who belonged to Teddy Roosevelt's children. He takes Oreo on a wonderful journey through time to hear right from the horse’s mouth the truth about our history. This charming story teaches children Presidential History in a fun and educational way.