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Running with the Horses is a stunning picture book by Alison Lester, the much-loved creator of Are We There Yet? and many other treasured books for children. Young readers will love this beautifully illustrated classic story of adventure and friendship.

A young girl’s faith in an extraordinary old horse makes this an unforgettable story of courage, adventure and friendship.

From one of Australia’s most-loved children’s book creators comes this classic story of adventure that will be treasured by young readers everywhere.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143507291

    May 30, 2016

    Picture Puffin

    32 pages

    RRP $14.99

    Online retailers

    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Dymocks
    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    • The Nile
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • Hardback

    9781760892760

    October 1, 2019

    Puffin

    96 pages

    RRP $16.99

    Online retailers

    • Amazon
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Dymocks
    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    • The Nile
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Awards and Recognition

  • CBCA Book of the Year Awards
    2010
    Honour Award
    Younger Readers
  • American Booksellers Book of the Year
    2010
    Shortlisted
    Best Designed Picture Book
  • Australian Book Industry Awards
    2010
    Shortlisted
    Book of the Year for Younger Children
  • Prime Minister's Literary Award
    2010
    Shortlisted
    Children's Fiction
  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards
    2010
    Shortlisted
    Lower Primary
  • Melbourne Prize for Literature
    2018
    Winner
    Alison Lester

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