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The Racehorse Who Disappeared

Written by Clare Balding

Illustrated by Tony Ross, Tony Ross

Part of the Charlie Bass Series

The Racehorse Who Disappeared Synopsis

Clare Balding's second brilliant adventure for Charlie Bass and her funny family of humans and animals. Life is slowly getting back to normal for Charlie after her reluctant racehorse, Noble Warrior, won the Derby and saved her family from financial ruin. But drama soon returns to Folly Farm when thieves break into the farmyard in the dead of night and kidnap Noble Warrior! With the police baffled and no trace of the prizewinning thoroughbred to be found, Charlie launches her own investigation...

The Racehorse Who Disappeared Press Reviews

Charlie is a feisty, funny girl who will appeal to pony-mad readers who'll devour all the inside knowledge of the equine world that Balding brings to her debut * Daily Mail * Will inspire girls to aim high * Daily Express * There are useful human life lessons here: create a team, Balding urges, delegate, do your research, believe in yourself, and magic ensues * Observer * Funny and touching * Telegraph * A cheerful paean to books, big thighs and working hard to realise your dreams * Guardian * A heart-warming story with a great girl-power message * Jacqueline Wilson on The Racehorse Who Wouldn't Gallop *

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141377384
Publication date: 31st May 2018
Author: Clare Balding
Illustrator: Tony Ross, Tony Ross
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 272 pages

About Clare Balding

Clare Balding (Author) When she was young, Clare Balding thought she was a dog. Disappointed to discover she was only human, she did her best to spend every waking hour with dogs and ponies. She could ride before she could walk and, growing up surrounded by racehorses trained by her father, she dreamt of winning the Grand National or riding for Great Britain at the Olympics. Those dreams never came true but the consolation prize hasn't been bad. As a television and radio presenter, Clare has worked at six Olympic Games, the highlight being London 2012, as well as the Winter ...

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