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From the pen of Australia's most respected and loved children's writers, comes a collection of stories about horses â€¦ and even stories from the horse's mouth!
The story of the first horse to be tamed hundreds of years ago by a young girl; another story of horses and centaurs in Roman times; a glorious tale of King Arthur's horse in the days of Camelot; a heartbreakingly simple but deeply moving story of a young Aboriginal boy, kept prisoner by a settler because the boy is the only one who can ride an aggressive black stallion; the baker's horse tells us the story of his time, the time before motor cars; and then there's the outlaw's horse fleeing the police â€“ an exciting life indeed!
These special stories will appeal to all lovers of horse tales. It is a collection that few children, or adults, will be able to resist.
Jackie French is a full-time writer. She has columns in print media and presents on radio and television in Australia. Her books for children have included The Book of Unicorns and Somewhere Around the Corner and Hitler's Daughter, which were both published in the United States. Hitler's Daughter won the Australian Children's Book Council Younger Readers Award and How to Guzzle Your Garden was shortlisted for the CBC Award for Information Books.
Also available by Jackie French
Book of Unicorns
TP $7.95, 0-2071-9115-8 USA
How to Guzzle Your Garden
TP $5.95, 0-2071-9793-8 USA
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Jackie French is a full-time award-winning writer who lives in Australia. She writes columns for the print media and presents on radio.
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Book Description HarperCollinsPublishers PTY Limited, 2002. Condition: Very Good. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Great condition for a used book! Minimal wear. Seller Inventory # GRP92505711
Book Description HarperCollinsPublishers PTY Limited. Paperback. Condition: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Seller Inventory # 2914764454
Book Description HarperCollinsPublishers PTY Limited, 2002. Paperback. Condition: Used: Good. Seller Inventory # SONG0207198306
Book Description Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 2003. Pictorial Wraps. Condition: Fine. Reprint. Contains The Golden Pony and other stories. A LIKE NEW very nice clean tight solid softcover copy. 170pp. SB-27. Size: 20 x 13cm. Seller Inventory # 017277