Christy's Dream by Caroline Binch


Christy's Dream by Caroline Binch

Christy longs for a horse of his own. He wants one so badly it makes his insides ache. Lots of other boys on the estate have their own horses so now he's saved up enough money, no-one can stop him making his dream come true. Except his ma. What will she say when he brings his new horse home? Christy's passionate determination to fulfil his dream, set against the realism of a Dublin tower block estate, is perfectly evoked by Caroline Binch's richly detailed illustrations.


A superb artist, specialising in portraying a vivaciously heightened reality that we can all recognise. The Guardian

About the Author

Caroline Binch's illustrations for Hue Boy, written by Rita Phillips Mitchell, won the Smarties Prize. She illustrated the bestselling story Amazing Grace and several other Grace stories by Mary Hoffman. Gregory Cool, which Caroline wrote and illustrated, was shortlisted for the Kate Greenaway Medal, and her Since Dad Left won the United Kingdom Book Award in 1998. To visit Caroline's website click here

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

1st January 2006



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