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Mel Whitby is a milkman's daughter with a passion for horses. She can't believe it when she finds a mysterious horse in a railway field. The enormous horse is in desperate need of attention and food - Mel knows she can take care of him. ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 15th 1994 by Scholastic Hippo
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Clare O'Beara
This is a great short novel for kids, especially girls, who love horses. A schoolgirl in England finds a friend in a lonely, abandoned carthorse. She names him Thunderfoot and keeps going to see him even though she's supposed to be looking for a pocket money job, with her dad being laid off from his job as a milkman.

Young readers will learn how hard unemployment can be for the whole family, a few solutions, and something of how life works, bullies of all ages included. They will also learn how
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