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  • Published: 26 April 2012
  • ISBN: 9780143305774
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $16.99

Battle of the Jade Horse




In China's wild north-west, a mob of bandits challenge the Emperor's rule. At stake are hundreds of priceless war horses and the rule of the mighty Chinese empire. 

In China's wild north-west, a mob of bandits challenge the Emperor's rule.
At stake are hundreds of priceless war horses and the rule of the mighty Chinese empire. Even best friends Hu and Ren find themselves on opposite sides, torn apart by family loyalties. Ren and Hu must make terrible choices that could destroy them all . . . Or can they overcome all odds and find a way to bring peace?

By the author of Year of the Tiger.

  • Pub date: 26 April 2012
  • ISBN: 9780143305774
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $16.99

About the Author

Alison Lloyd

Alison Lloyd loves history – both the big sweep of events and the little details of how people lived. Her favourite stories are about people's deep feelings - hope and despair, loyalty and betrayal, love and loss. Put these things together in a book and she can't put it down. That's why she wrote her first novel Year of the Tiger, and it's sequel Battle of the Jade Horse. She is also the author of the CBCA shortlisted non-fiction -Wicked Warriors and Evil Emperors - and the Letty books in the Australian Girl series. Before she wrote Year of the Tiger, Alison worked for the Australian Government, in the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Alison lives in Melbourne with her family.

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