" For readers aged 7 to 9 " Reissued for the release of Book 4 in the series " Engaging stories based on Alison's own childhood in country Australia " Colour illustrations featuring Roland's trademark charm, humour and well-observed detail " Easy-to-read short chapter book format " Themes include horses, friendship, mystery, adventure, rural life
Alison Lester was born in Foster, Australia, and grew up on a farm. She first rode a horse when she was just a a baby in her father's arms, and still rides whenever she can. Alison writes and illustrates her own stories, and her picture books are loved by families across Australia and around the world. She lives on a farm in Victoria, Australia with her husband and three children. Roland Harvey is one of Australia's best-loved illustrators. His books include At the Beach, In the Bush and In the City and the Bonnie & Sam series - The Horses and Ponies of Currawong Creek, in collaboration with Alison Lester.
'Beautifully illustrated in colour with quirky touches - the inside cover is a map of the town with all the horses' paddocks shown - this story will delight young horse lovers everywhere ...' Bookseller + Publisher, March 2007'There are thousands of horsey books out there, but this is one of the best. The story is sprightly, the characters are loveable - humans and horses - and Roland Harvey's illustrations are full of detail and warmth.' Sunday Age, 8 April 2007