Publication Date: 06/07/2023 ISBN: 9781839133145 Category:

Running with Horses

Jason Cockcroft, Jason Cockcroft

Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Publication Date: 06/07/2023 ISBN: 9781839133145 Category:
Paperback / Softback


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Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal for Writing

Rabbit and his mum have moved to the coast to run a small caravan park. Rabbit has been struggling since he saw his father die – he finds it hard to speak. When he befriends a local boy, Joe, Rabbit begins to feel better – but he keeps having strange dreams of a frightened white horse. Hunting for the animal, the two boys stumble across something much more dangerous: a man being held hostage by a criminal gang. Their discovery will set them on a dangerous path that will risk everything Rabbit holds dear…

Publisher Review

"Powerful... this is a writer following in the footsteps of writers such as Westall, Brooks and Almond" * Books for Keeps * "The trauma of grief, the brutality of bullies, the magical realness of dreams, and the power of nature - this poetic triumph reveals we're stronger than we think... With an urgent inferno of a climax suffused in magic and nature, the best of humanity glints through destructive flames to create a powerfully memorable story... Running with Horses brims with truths that light the way and warm the heart" * LoveReading4Kids *

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