The Snow Pony

ALISON LESTER: AUSTRALIA'S CHILDREN'S LAUREATE 2012-13Only Dusty can ride the wild Snow Pony.And no one but Dusty will trust her.Three years of drought have reduced the Riley's farm to a dirt patch and strained the family to breaking point. A trip to the mountains to muster their cattle promises a fresh start, but sudden violence erupts into the peaceful landscape.Now Dusty and her beautiful brumby are tested as never before.From the author of the remarkable bestseller The Quicksand Pony'Lester tells a gripping yarn, brimming with classic pictures.Dusty emerges as a true mountain girl with a new friend who can match her in courage.'Stella Lees, Australian Book Review