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Jane Smiley - Author

Jane Smiley was born in Los Angeles and grew up in St Louis, Missouri. In 1992 she won the Pulitzer Prize for A Thousand Acres, for which she also won the National Book Critics’ Circle Award. Her books about Abby and her horses are her first for children. Star Horse is the fourth in the series.

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Star Horse
Jane Smiley
Prize-winning Jane Smiley adds a new story which, like all the others, captures the special magic that exists between horses and their owners. Abby loves horses and loves helping her father to train the ones in his stable. But everything...
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Format: Paperback | Released 03/04/2014
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Secret Horse
Jane Smiley
A passion for horses propels this enthralling adventure but you don't have to be horse-mad to enjoy it! Abby's life revolves around the horses that she helps her Dad to train but out of all of them there is one,...
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Format: Paperback | Released 02/06/2011
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