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The Silver Brumby

The Silver Brumby (Paperback)

By Mitchell, Elyne

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The rare silver brumby is a special creature, both to other horses and to men!

ISBN 9780007425204
Barcode 9780007425204
Published 15 July 2011 by HarperCollins Publishers
Format Paperback
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Series Essential Modern Classics
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ISBN-13 9780007425204
ISBN-10 0007425201
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollins
Publication Date 15 July 2011
International Publication Date 3 March 2011
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Mitchell, Elyne
Series Essential Modern Classics
Category Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
Animal Stories
Horse & Pony Stories
Number of Pages 272
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 19mm
Weight 220g
Interest Age 0-5 years
Reading Age 0-5 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;Primary & secondary/elementary & high school
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code 218020

Description of this Book

The rare silver brumby is a special creature, both to other horses and to men! A silver brumby is special, but he will be hunted by man and horse alike, and must be stronger than both. Thowra, the magnificent silver stallion, is king of the brumbies. But he must defend his herd from the mighty horse, The Brolga, in the most savage of struggles. That is not the only danger. Thowra needs all his speed and cunning to save his herd from capture by man. In a desperate chase through the mountains, it seems there is no longer anywhere for him to run to!

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Elyne Mitchell (1913-2002) began writing for her children. Although the Silver Brumby books are her most famous, she wrote several others, mainly about horses. Passionate about the dramatic landscapes of the Australian Alps, her books convey the beauty and savagery of that area with a remarkable lyricism.

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