The Silver Horse Switch

The Silver Horse Switch

By Alison Lester; Roland Harvey (Illustrator)

Chronicle Books (CA), Paperback, 9780811865548, 62pp.

Publication Date: January 2009

Bonnie and Sam are best friends who love horses. They befriend the ponies and horses in their Austrialian townexcept for one, Drover, who used to be wild. All she dreams about is getting back to the mountains to be free. One evening, when a wild, mountain horsewho could be Drover's twincomes face to face with the cantankerous, corralled Drover, both horses get their chance at a new life. Illustrated with lively watercolor throughout, this endearing tale is a sure hit.

About the Author
Alison Lester has written and illustrated numerous children s books.She has won many awards in her native Australia, including the Children s Book Council of Australia Picture Book Award. Over her twenty-one-year career she has produced such Australian classics as the Clive Eats Alligators series, "Magic Beach", "Imagine", and "My Farm", and recently she has also started writing novels, including "The Quicksand Pony" and the Bonnie and Sam series. In 2011, she was named the Australian Children s Laureate.

Roland Harvey is an award-winning illustrator living in Australia.