Silver Brumby Centenary Edition

Silver Brumby Centenary Edition

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To celebrate the centenary of Elyne Mitchell's birth, this special edition will contain the first four titles in the Silver Brumby series plus a specially commissioned biography of Elyne including family photographs.
to many people the name Elyne Mitchell is synonymous with the Silver Brumby, the timeless classic that has captivated the hearts and imaginations of young readers since it was first published in 1958. this special edition has been published to commemorate the centenary of Elyne Mitchell's birth and contains the Silver Brumby and three other favourite Brumby books: Silver Brumby's Daughter, Silver Brumbies of the South and Silver Brumby Kingdom. these much-loved classics tell the story of thowra, the magnificent silver stallion, king of the brumbies. Whether you are enjoying the Silver Brumby series for the first time or rediscovering it after many years, this is a book to be treasured. Also included in this beautiful edition is a specially commissioned biography of Elyne Mitchell, who was born in 1913 and went on to become one of Australia's most successful and popular authors. the biography also contains photographs that depict Elyne in many other areas of her long and distinguished life, including that of daughter, wife, mother, sportswoman, horsewoman, farmer and environmentalist.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 624 pages
  • 155 x 234 x 45mm | 772g
  • New South Wales, Australia
  • English
  • 0732294339
  • 9780732294335
  • 161,814

About Elyne Mitchell

Born in 1913, Elyne Mitchell was the creator of the Silver Brumby series, now classics of Australian children's literature. She also wrote a wide range of non fiction, as well as numerous magazine articles, adult fiction and poetry. The daughter of a Great War hero and wife of a politician and Changi survivor, Elyne was also a champion skier and passionate environmentalist.
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