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- DescriptionThe inspiring vel aboutreal life princess and equestrienne Haya of Jordan. Princess Haya loves her family more than anything--especially her mother who brings light and happiness into King Hussein's house.So when Queen Alia is killed in a tragic accident, Princess Haya is devastated. Kwing how unhappy she is and how much she loves horses, Haya s father, King Hussein, gives her a special present: a foal of her very own. And this foal changes Princess Haya s world completely. Set in an exotic locale where royalty is real, this story of a determined modern-day princess is both beautiful and awe-inspiring. Perfect for fans of Black Beauty, Misty of Chincoteague and anyone who wonders what it's like to be a real princess. Praise for THE PRINCESS AND THE FOAL: Empowering and vigorous, this is a story sure to please princess fans, horse fans and, yes, even tomboys. --Kirkus Reviews This real princess s story is great and this book provides a positive and powerful story, especially for adolescent girl readers who choose to saddle up for the ride. --VOYA Magazine Horse enthusiasts will devour Gregg s engaging vel about Jordanian Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, inspired by the real-life princess who became an Olympic equestrian....Gregg s greatest strength is in detailing the deep, sensual bond that can form between a human and a horse, but the sympathetic protagonist and a setting rarely seen in middle-grade fiction make this an inspiring read for any reader. --Publishers Weekly
- Author BiographyStacy Gregg is the author of the Pony Club Secrets series and the Pony Club Rivals series. She is an accomplished equestrienne who spent time riding Arabian horses in the hills around the royal stables of Jordan while researching this book. Stacy lives in New Zealand, and you can visit her online atwww.stacygregg.co.uk.
- Author(s)Stacy Gregg
- PublisherPuffin Books
- Date of Publication01/09/2015
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPuffin Books
- Weight318 g
- Width127 mm
- Height193 mm
- Spine18 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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