Tilly's Pony Tails 18 : Free Spirit The Mustang
Written by Pippa Funnell
Illustrated by Jennifer Miles
Part of the Tilly's Pony Tails Series
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Packed-full of the high pressure drama of competing at the very top level in the world, Free Spirit captures the pressure and excitement of the Kentucky Horse Trials as Tilly accompanies her teacher Angela to the famous three day event. As ever with this series the attention to detail makes this story both very satisfying and utterly alive.
Tilly's Pony Tails 18 : Free Spirit The Mustang by Pippa Funnell
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.
In Pippa Funnell's eighteenth pony tale, Tilly is off to Kentucky where her brother Brook is competing. There, she meets a very special horse called Free Spirit and discovers more about her Native American heritage. 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.
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."
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
Praise for the series:
'Perfect for the pony-mad market, Pippa brings her experience and ability to work with horses to these brilliant books' - Equestrian Life
'I can't wait to make a bracelet out of my pony's tail hairs like Tilly did, and to read more books to find out about Tilly's past' - Megan, age 8
'This seires is just guaranteed to appeal to all horse-mad youngesters. Written with insight and a huge fund of knowledge from a star of three-day eventing, there is a lot youngsters can learn from this series' - Parentsintouch.co.uk
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