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Mrs Whitlam

SHORTLISTED – 2017 CBCA Book of the Year Awards (Younger Readers category)

Marnie Clark of Curdie Vale can ride but she doesn’t have a horse. She dreams of owning one and having the whole world to ride it in. Before too long Marnie is gifted Mrs Margaret ‘Maggie’ Whitlam, a beautiful, big Clydesdale – bold, fearless and able to jump anything. From the very first ride, Marnie and Maggie get more adventure than they bargained for. Soon Marnie is learning to negotiate newfound friendships, pony club and how to stand up for what she believes in. Will her friendship with George Costa, another outsider, make being accepted harder? Or will being true to yourself be the hardest decision Marnie makes?

$16.99

Praise for Mrs Whitlam

"Not only is Mrs Whitlam an engaging story about the relationship between a horse and a young girl, the writing effortlessly tackles important issues."

Angela Crocombe
Books + Publishing

Bruce Pascoe

Bruce Pascoe is a writer of Tasmanian, Bunurong and Yuin descent. He has worked as a teacher, farmer, fisherman, barman, fencing contractor, lecturer, Aboriginal language researcher, archaeological site worker and...

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