A full grown horse is too big to visit a school, but the school children can visit the horse and hear its story.
The story of Rachel, who lives on a canal barge, and Snowy, the white barge horse. When Rachel’s teacher asks the class to bring their pets to school Rachel is disappointed because her parents say Snowy is a working animal and must stay by the canal. But the solution is simple – take the class to see Snowy!
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Berlie Doherty is an award-winning author whose stories have been broadcast on radio and serialised for children’s television. Keith Bowen is an accomplished artist. Snowy is the result of combining their considerable skills into one publication… This appealing story is illustrated with breathtaking pictures, filled with vibrant colour and capturing the atmosphere of each scene perfectly.
( Aldershot Mail)
Berlie Doherty’s career has taken a variety of turns, from social worker, to teacher, to writer of children’s programmes for radio.
She is a playwright and poet as well as novelist, and much in demand as a Writer-in-Residence in schools and local authorities.
Berlie is a popular visitor to schools and libraries, working with children of all ages, reading, answering questions, conducting workshops, or discussing playwriting.
Granny was a Buffer Girl won the 1986 Carnegie Medal, and was also selected for the Burnley Express and National & Provincial Children’s Book of the Year Award in 1987.
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Book Description Picture Lions, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0006642977