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The racehorse who wouldn't gallop

By: Balding, Clare

Part of the Charlie Bass series
0141357924 / 9780141357928
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300 pages
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Quiz No: 231670, Points 5.00, Book Level 5.50,
Middle Years - Key Stage 2 Learn More
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Charlie Bass is a horse-mad ten-year-old who dreams of owning her own pony.

So when she accidentally manages to buy a racehorse, Charlie is thrilled.The horse she buys, Noble Warrior, looks the part: strong, fit and healthy.

There's just one problem - he won't gallop. In fact, he won't even leave his stable without his best friend, a naughty palomino pony called Percy.

Charlie is convinced that Noble Warrior has what it takes to be a champion.

But can she prove it? Derby Day is fast approaching and only a win can save the family farm from being repossessed.The stakes couldn't be higher for the Basses.

Can Charlie turn her chaotic family into a top training team?

Can Noble Warrior overcome his nerves? Will Percy the pony ever stop farting?Find out in this classic, funny animal story, perfect for fans of Dick King-Smith and Gerald Durrell.


5AH Interest age: from c 7 years, YFP Animal stories (Children's / Teenage), YFQ Humorous stories (Children's / Teenage)

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