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  • Published: 17 March 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241336762
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $14.99

The Racehorse Who Learned to Dance




Clare Balding's brilliant third adventure for Charlie Bass and her friends - both human and horse!

Charlie's racehorse has certainly earned the name Noble Warrior: he won the Derby against all odds and bested a bunch of nasty kidnappers. But now Noddy is facing his greatest challenge yet . . .

Charlie's best friend Polly is still recovering from an accident that left her almost paralysed. But Polly has a real talent with horses - and she and Charlie are determined not to let it go to waste. Can the two best friends find a way to make Polly's equestrian dreams come true, and forge a new path for the racehorse who wouldn't gallop?

  • Published: 17 March 2020
  • ISBN: 9780241336762
  • Imprint: Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $14.99

About the authors

Clare Balding

Clare Balding is an award-winning presenter, writer and broadcaster who has been presenting sports on television since 1998, when she became synonymous with horse racing on the BBC. Since then, she has reported on five Olympic Games (from Atlanta, Sydney, Athens, Beijing and London) as well as four Paralympic Games and three Winter Olympics. In addition, she is well known for her rugby league coverage; has presented Crufts; and hosts BBC Radio 4's walking series Ramblings. She has also covered ceremonial events such as the Lord Mayor's Show, Trooping the Colour and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. Her autobiography, My Animals and Other Family, was published in 2012 and won the National Book Award for biography of the year. It has sold over a quarter of a million copies in hardback. The same year, she won the BAFTA Special Award and RTS Presenter of the Year Award for her coverage of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. In 2013, she was awarded an OBE for services to broadcasting and journalism in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.

Praise for The Racehorse Who Learned to Dance

A heart-warming story with a great girl-power message

Jacqueline Wilson on The Racehorse Who Wouldn't Gallop

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