The Horses of Follyfoot
Written by Monica Dickens
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A classic story which has been loved and prized by horse lovers everywhere as Monica Dickens brilliantly captures the intensity of looking after horses and keeping them safe. Dora loves everything about horses and she is brilliant with them. That’s why the rest home for horses in America where she has been helping, give her a horse to take back to England. Dora’s joy at owning the new horse is shattered when the Follyfoot horses go down with a mysterious illness. Where has it come from? Could it be all Dora’s fault?
The Horses of Follyfoot by Monica Dickens
Dora is invited out to America to help set up a home of rest for horses. When she leaves she's presented with a horse as a gift to take back to Follyfoot and she can't believe her luck. But once they're home things start to go badly wrong.
Praise for other books by Monica Dickens:
Follyfoot: 'A pony lovers dream - this heart-warming story stands the test of time brilliantly.' - Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading4kids
Dora at Follyfoot: 'Another gem from the Follyfoot series. They're well-written with good plots and will delight any horse lover.' - Bookbag
'Another in the series of invitingly readable good-hearted stories.' - The School Librarian
About the Author
Interest Age: From 9
More books by Monica Dickens
Andersen Press Ltd
5th July 2012
Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press
Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.
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