The Racehorse Who Wouldn't Gallop
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The Racehorse Who Wouldn't Gallop

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Charlie Bass is a horse-mad nine-year-old who dreams of owning her own pony. So when her eccentric parents announce that they are going to buy a racehorse, Charlie is thrilled.The horse they buy, Noble Warrior, looks the part: strong, fit and healthy. There's just one problem - he won't gallop. In fact, he won't even trot round the field without his best friend, Percy, a naughty palomino pony, at his side. But Charlie is convinced that Noble Warrior has what it takes to be a champion - he just needs the right motivation...A classic, funny animal story perfect for fans of Dick King-Smith and My Family and Other Animals.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • CD-Audio
  • 127 x 143 x 24mm | 178g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 0141375477
  • 9780141375472
  • 1,239,640

About Clare Balding

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 Olympics, Paralympics, Commonwealth Games, the Grand National, Royal Ascot, Wimbledon and the Ryder Cup.Clare lives in London with her wife, Alice, and their very naughty dog, Archie.
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Rating details

114 ratings
4.25 out of 5 stars
5 48% (55)
4 36% (41)
3 11% (12)
2 4% (4)
1 2% (2)
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