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Klinger Children's Book
Klinger Children's Book
Klinger Children's Book

Klinger Children's Book

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Based on Klinger, a real horse that serves in the Caisson Platoon in Arlington National Cemetery, this work of fiction was written for Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors in honor of all of America's beloved fallen heroes.  Klinger is visited often by TAPS kids during Good Grief Camp in Arlington and the love appears to be mutual.  Written by Betsy Beard, former TAPS magazine editor and surviving mom of SPC Bradley Beard. Illustrated by Shelley Johannes.
  • Full colored children's book
  • Hardback cover
  • Illustrates a young horse dreaming of fame as a racehorse and the struggles of achieving his dreams to then find fulfillment in honoring fallen heroes and bringing comfort to their families
  • ISBN 978-0-578-05431-5
  • Also sold as a gift set with Klinger plush toy