Chanhassen author shares little horse’s endearing charm in delightful new children’s book

CHANHASSEN, Min. — Author Lisa B. Lapka announces the nationwide hardback release of her charming new children’s book, “Horse in Socks.” Its paperback edition is set to be released in November.

In “Horse in Socks,” Lapka is proud to introduce a modest little horse, a horse that — in his own quirky struggles — becomes the favorite. “Horse in Socks” is written in a timeless voice and graced with lyrical prose and classic illustration.

Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the books are available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at, or by visiting or

Lapka, who has served as a teacher, is a mother and a brand-new grandmother. She understands the love of favorite animals in children’s lives — even if they are in the pages of a well-worn, beloved book! Currently, Lapka is based in Chanhassen, Minnesota.

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