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Preview — Lily and the Unicorn King by Kate Gordon
Lily and the Unicorn King (The Unicorn King #1)
Lily loves every minute in the saddle. But native herb lessons with her Maori grandmother keep interrupting the 12-year-old's Pony Club championship training. As if that weren't enough, a curious sound under the stars just revealed an impossible sight: battle-ready unicorns...more
Set in New Zealand, this story revolves around three friends who are all riders for a pony club. I personally know very little about horses, riding or how to care for them, Kate Gordon (the author) clearly does, and expertly weaves terminology into the text without making the reader feel lost.
Lily, while riding her pony Rainbow, stumbles on a beach full of stranded unicorns and interacts with the leader, Ambrosius. After ...more
Add to this a great cast of co-characters - the grandmother with her healing ways, Lily's parents, who ...more
Reading Lily and the Unicorn King brought back so many memories of childhood to me, making the book give me a nostalgic feeling. This is definitely a book I would have picked up in a heartbeat as a ...more
Now she’s penning fantastical adventure stories about brave friends, ponies and unicorns.
Kate is inspired by the magical mountains of Central Otago in New Zealand’s South Island where she lives with her ...more