The silver stallion is the most special of all… A thrilling animal adventure story, with a new introduction by bestselling author Geraldine McCaughrean.
A silver brumby is special, but he will be hunted by man and horse alike, and must be stronger than both.
Thowra, the magnificent silver stallion, is king of the brumbies. But he must defend his herd from the mighty horse, The Brolga, in the most savage of struggles.
That is not the only danger. Thowra needs all his speed and cunning to save his herd from capture by man. In a desperate chase through the mountains, it seems there is no longer anywhere for him to run to…
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A silver brumpy is a most special horse, both to other horses and in the land of men. And it is men who will always seek to catch him, for his beauty.
Thowra, the magnificent silver stallion, longs to be King of the Brumbies like the mighty horse called The Brogla. But Thowra is young, and to defeat The Brolga he needs all his strength and cunning. So he bides his time, and listens, and learns. Soon he knows that even if he defeats The Brolga he must face and overcome something much worse: the danger from man . . .About the Author:
Born in 1913, Elyne Mitchell began writing for her children. Although The Silver Brumby books are her most famous, she wrote several others, mainly about horses. Passionate about the dramatic landscapes of the Australian Alps, her books convey the beauty and savagery of that area with a remarkable lyricism.
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Book Description HarperCollins Children's Books, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6754708