Tilly's Pony Tails Books 1-3 by Pippa Funnell
  

Tilly's Pony Tails Books 1-3

Written by Pippa Funnell

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If you've not yet been introduced to this brilliant pony-mad series then this book is the perfect one to begin with. It contains the first three Tilly's Pony Tails stories. Pony mad youngsters aged 6 or 7 upwards will love them. Action-packed but quite short they are a great way for getting reluctant readers into reading. In addition to the great stories there are also plenty of facts about keeping ponies from probably one of the most outstanding event riders this country has ever seen, Pippa Funnell.


Here is some recent praise from pony-mad youngsters:

'When I read Black Beauty I thought that was good, but this is even better' - Emily Cooper

I recommend Magic Spirit to people who are pony mad. I loved it and I think other people will too' - Megan MacDuff

'I love horses so I like reading about them as well. This book is the best book in the whole world' - Pandora Ross

A message from Pippa Funnell, champion rider, Olympic Medallist and Grand Slam winner:

"When I wrote my autobiography I never imagined that I would find myself writing children’s books just 3 years later. Much of my thinking about Tilly has been done out loud in front of family, friends and godchildren – thank you all for listening. But, more than anything I have to acknowledge my four-legged friends – my horses. It is thanks to them, that I was able to create a girl, Tilly, who like me follows her passions."

Synopsis

Tilly's Pony Tails Books 1-3 by Pippa Funnell

Pippa Funnell talking about the inspiration behind her books

Meet Tilly Redbrow, who doesn't just love horses - she lives, breathes and dreams them too! Follow Tilly's adventures as she learns to ride and care for the horses at Silver Shoe Farm, and develops her special gift, with a little help from her favourite horse, Magic Spirit. For every girl who has ever longed for a pony of her own, these delightful, warm and engaging stories are packed with Pippa Funnell's expert advice on everything you ever wanted to know about horses.

Titles in the series: (click here to go to the author page where you can see them all)

Tilly’s Pony Tails: Magic Spirit the Dream Horse (1)

Tilly’s Pony Tails: Red Admiral the Racehorse (2)

Tilly’s Pony Tails: Rosie the Perfect Pony (3)

Tilly’s Pony Tails: Samson the Stallion (4)

Tilly’s Pony Tails: Lucky Chance the New Foal (5)

Tilly’s Pony Tails: Solo the Superstar (6)

Tilly’s Pony Tails: Pride and Joy The Event Horse (7)

Tilly’s Pony Tails: Neptune The Heroic Horse (8)

Tilly’s Pony Tails: Parkview Pickle The Naughty Show Pony (9)

Tilly’s Pony Tails: Nimrod the Circus Pony (10)

Tilly’s Pony Tails: Moonshadow the Derby winner (11)

Tilly’s Pony Tails: Autumn Glory The New Horse (12)

To download a great Tilly's Pony Tails 2011 Wall Planner, look under Readers Guide in the right hand column of this page.

About the Author

Pippa Funnell

Pippa Funnell is the first woman to become eventing's world number one. She was born Pippa Nolan in 1968 and, with her first horse, Sir Barnaby, went from pony-club level to Badminton, en route winning the European Young Rider title in 1987. Her numerous victories include back-to-back European Championships in 1991 and 2001, and back-to-back Olympic silver medals in 2000 and 2004. She is the first winner of the Rolex Grand Slam, in 2003, and has won Badminton three times, in 2002, 2003 and 2005. In 2003 she was awarded the Sunday Times Sportswoman of the Year. In 2005 she was awarded an MBE in the Birthday Honours List. In 2010 she was back representing Britain at the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky on a young horse with a fabulous future. Pippa and Redesigned did not disappoint finishing a superb 5th. A partnership surely with a very exciting next few years ahead. Pippa is married to the international show jumper William Funnell and lives in Surrey.

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Paperback

Author

Pippa Funnell
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Author's Website

www.tillysponytails.co.uk/

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Publisher

Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Publication date

3rd February 2011

ISBN

9781444002270

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