The Swallow Tales
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The Swallow Tales

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Rowan is desperate for a horse of her own - so when her father narrowly misses colliding with a dark, beautiful stray, she feels he was always supposed to be hers. Exciting, passionate and adventurous, these stories from bestselling author K M Peyton are the perfect read for any girl who loves horses.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 592 pages
  • 132.08 x 198.12 x 40.64mm | 439.98g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Combined volume
  • Combined volume
  • B+W chapter heads t/o
  • 0552566926
  • 9780552566926
  • 284,022

About K. M. Peyton

'THERE ARE VERY FEW BORN STORY-TELLERS. K.M. PEYTON IS ONE OF THEM' The Times Kathleen M Peyton is a top-selling author of more than thirty novels, the best-known of which is FLAMBARDS which, with its sequels, was made into a TV serial. She lives in Essex with her husband.show more

Review quote

"Brilliant" The Times "If you're looking for classy pony stories, there is only one place to go - to the grande dame of children's fiction, K M Peyton ... who has produced more than fifty exquisitely written stories ... just as with Rumer Godden or Eva Ibbotson, Peyton's stories for nine-year-olds and over are so richly satisfying that they are perfect, too, for nostalgia-starved adults" -- Lorna Bradbury Daily Telegraph "It's like being young again ... I have been gorging myself on all three Swallow stories, published in one volume ... just the way you want children's books to be" Bookwitchshow more

Review Text

"If you're looking for classy pony stories, there is only one place to go - to the grande dame of children's fiction, K M Peyton . . . who has produced more than fifty exquisitely written stories . . . just as with Rumer Godden or Eva Ibbotson, Peyton's stories for nine-year-olds and over are so richly satisfying that they are perfect, too, for nostalgia-starved adults"show more

Back cover copy

'For me, it was love at first paragraph' Meg Rosoff Rowan is desperate for a horse of her own, so when her father narrowly misses colliding with a dark, beautiful stray, she feels he was always supposed to be hers. But Swallow is as wild and spirited as his name, and fate threatens to tear them apart. Three classic pony stories from one of our best-loved and most outstanding writers, now collected together for the first time. 'Brilliant' The Timesshow more

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35 ratings
4.25 out of 5 stars
5 46% (16)
4 37% (13)
3 14% (5)
2 3% (1)
1 0% (0)
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