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Jim and Barney are in trouble on their narrow boat. The boat's engine won't start and they've got to get to Jim's grandson's birthday party, so they get a big, strong horse named Puzzle to give them a tow. Barney and Puzzle become firm friends, with Puzzle trusting Barney to help him along the way until that is Puzzle is spooked by some pigs and runs away. Can he be found and caught in time to save the birthday party?
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Barney the Boat Dog 2: Runaway Horse! by Linda Newbery
|Publication date:||1st March 2011|
|Publisher:||Usborne Publishing Ltd|
|Suitable for:||5+ readers, 7+ readers|
Linda Newbery always wanted to be a writer, filling exercise books with stories which she hid in her wardrobe, but only began submitting her work once she became a secondary school teacher. She had her first novel published in 1988 and is now a full-time writer. Linda writes for various age groups and has twice been shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal, for The Shell House and Sisterland and in 2006 won the Costa Children’s Book Award for Set in Stone.Linda lives in a Northamptonshire village with her husband and three cats. She is an active member of the SAS ...More About Linda Newbery