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Showtym Adventures 3: Casper, the Spirited Arabian

Showtym Adventures 3: Casper, the Spirited Arabian
 

"When Vicki hears about a difficult Arabian that no one wants, she will stop at nothing to save him. Years of misunderstanding have left Casper wayward and mistrustful, but Vicki senses a gentle soul beneath the pony's rough exterior. Vicki must learn the importance of patience a... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780143772248
Barcode 9780143772248
Published 28 May 2018 by Penguin
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Wilson, Kelly
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ISBN-13 9780143772248
ISBN-10 0143772244
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 28 May 2018
International Release Date 1 September 2019
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Wilson, Kelly
Category Animal Stories
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Number of Pages 176
Dimensions Width: 128mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 13mm
Weight 175g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.3
Catalogue Code 903054

Description of this Book

When Vicki hears about a difficult Arabian that no one wants, she will stop at nothing to save him. Years of misunderstanding have left the pony wayward and mistrustful, but Vicki senses a gentle soul beneath Casper's rough exterior.Vicki must learn the importance of patience and compromise to have any chance of winning over the high-strung gelding. Will Casper ever trust humans again? And will Vicki be able to uncover the potential she sees in the spirited Arabian?This story of self-discovery and second chances, in which Vicki, Kelly and Amanda Wilson first help a misunderstood pony to trust again, is inspired by the Wilson Sisters' early years.

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Author's Bio

Born in Whangamata, Kelly Wilson relocated to Northland with her family at the age of five. Having grown up around horses, she competed in show jumping to Pony Grand Prix level, before focusing on her creative talents. She won a scholarship to Auckland University of Technology and graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Graphic Design, going on to become an award-winning photographer and designer. She is the bestselling author of four biographical non-fiction books, For the Love of Horses, Stallion Challenges, Mustang Ride and Saving the Snowy Brumbies, a children's picture book Ranger the Kaimanawa Stallion and a junior chapter book series Showtym Adventures. With her sisters Vicki and Amanda, Kelly has starred in the hit-rating TV series, Keeping up with the Kaimanawas, following their work taming New Zealand's wild Kaimanawa horses, and travelled to America and Australia to rescue and tame wild horses.

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