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PublisherChicken House Ltd
Publication date5th March 2007
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I Am The Great Horse
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Julia Eccleshare's comment:
A fabulous story told by Bucephalas, the remarkable stallion who takes the Greek leader, Alexander the Great into battle. Becephalas gives a wonderful account of how it feels to be the mount of the young boy who grows into a brave Prince who becomes a conquering hero. A striking and powerful story with a refreshingly original angle.
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SynopsisI Am The Great Horse by Katherine Roberts
From the moment the battle-scarred horse Bucephalas, allows a prince and a runaway girl to sit on his back, he is bound to them for ever. The prince is the young Alexander, who he proudly carries into battle, blazing a trail to the very edge of the world in his master's search for glory and adventure. The girl, Charm, is a lowly stable girl, who brushes away the ghosts Bucephalas sees and forgives his arrogant ways. But unlike the golden Alexander, Charm has darker reasons to stay by his side. Through the eyes of the horse, history, mystery and adventure unfold.
About The Author
Katherine Roberts was born in Torquay, UK, in 1962 and spent her childhood in Devon and Cornwall. She graduated with a First in Mathematics from Bath University, since when she has worked with computers, racehorses, and in a pet shop. After separating from her husband in early 2005, Katherine now lives in Paignton near the school
she attended as a child.
Her debut novel Song Quest was published in 1999 and won the Branford Boase Award for an outstanding first novel for children. Her other novels include Spell Fall, Dark Quetzal and I Am The Great Horse. the Enchorium Sequence and the Seven Wonders of the World series.
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