Big Horse Little Horse by Martha Goldberg. Scholastic paperback printing, TW518, 1969, 48 pages. Illustrated by Joe Lasker.
DESCRIPTION: “Mateo is sad. Today they will sell the beautiful horse, Panchita. Mateo will see her no more.
If only he can make a little clay horse like Panchita! Then he will be able to remember the beautiful horse.
But today Mateo must help his mother. And tomorrow Panchita will be gone- forever. This is the story of a little Mexican boy.“(from the back cover)