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The Island of Lost Horses

The Island of Lost Horses
  

Two girls divided by time, united by their love for some very special horses - an epic Caribbean adventure!

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ISBN 9780007580286
Barcode 9780007580286
Published 25 September 2014 by HarperCollins Publishers
Available in EPUB format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Author(s) By Gregg, Stacy
Availability Wheelers ePlatform

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9780007580286
ISBN-10 0007580282
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint HarperCollinsChildrenasBooks
Publication Date 25 September 2014
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format EPUB ebook – ePub edition
Edition ePub edition
Author(s) By Gregg, Stacy
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Adventure Stories
Animal Stories
Historical Fiction
Horse & Pony Stories
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Ebook NZ Intermediate Starter Pack Years 7 - 8
Ebook AUS Composite Starter Pack Years 1 - 13
Ebook AUS Primary Starter Pack Years 1-6
Ebook NZ Primary Starter Pack Years 1-6
NZ Book Awards Finalists 2015 - Junior Fiction
Children's Choice Awards 2015 - Junior Fiction
NZ Childrens Choice Award Winners 2015
Ebook Challenge Level: 5-6
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
Library of Congress Islands, Children's stories, Fiction, Human-animal relationships, Horses
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;Primary and secondary/elementary and high school
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 522465

Description of this Electronic Book

Two girls divided by time, united by their love for some very special horses - an epic Caribbean adventure!
On a remote tropical island, twelve year-old Beatriz is about to embark on an epic journey, through hurricanes and across the high seas and back to the time of Christopher Columbus...
When Beatriz stumbles across a wild mare with strange markings in the jungle she can't believe it is real. Yet from that moment on the strongest connection grows between them, and she begins to uncover an incredible history. For centuries ago, Felipa and her horse, Cara Blanca, were running for their lives.
As the fates of Beatriz, Felipa and their horses become entwined, Beatriz realises that the future of the world's rarest horses depends on her.
Based on the extraordinary true story of the Abaco Barb, a real-life mystery that has remained unsolved for over five hundred years.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Short-listed for New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults: Junior Fiction 2015
NZ Review Praise for 'The Princess and the Foal': 'The perfect gift for girls with big dreams' The Bookseller
'Great new book - 10/10' Newmarket Journal
'Younger readers will delight in this heartwarming tale' Horse

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Author's Bio

Stacy Gregg is the author of successful pony adventure series Pony Club Secrets and Pony Club Rivals and stand-alone novel `The Princess and the Foal', winner of the Children's Choice Junior Fiction award at the New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young Adults. Formerly the editor of fashion website Runwayreporter.com, Stacy writes exclusively for HarperCollins. Her own ponies and experiences at her local pony club provided the inspiration for the Pony Club Secrets and her later years at boarding school were a catalyst for Pony Club Rivals.

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