Racehorse Who Wouldn’t Gallop, The

Clare Balding, Tony Ross (illustrator)

Format: Paperback / softback

Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK

Published: 18-05-2017

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Description

‘A heart-warming story with a great girl-power message’ – Jacqueline WilsonCharlie Bass is a horse-mad ten-year-old who dreams of owning her own pony. So when she accidentally manages to buy a racehorse, Charlie is thrilled.The horse she buys, Noble Warrior, looks the part: strong, fit and healthy. There’s just one problem – he won’t gallop. In fact, he won’t even leave his stable without his best friend, a naughty palomino pony called Percy. Charlie is convinced that Noble Warrior has what it takes to be a champion. But can she prove it? Derby Day is fast approaching and only a win can save the family farm from being repossessed.The stakes couldn’t be higher for the Basses. Can Charlie turn her chaotic family into a top training team? Can Noble Warrior overcome his nerves? Will Percy the pony ever stop farting?Find out in this classic, funny animal story, perfect for fans of Dick King-Smith and Gerald Durrell.

Additional information

Weight 0.181 kg
Dimensions 16 × 129 × 198 mm
Page Count 256