Author(s): Alyssa Brugman
Brenda Edel's champion stallion has disappeared. Was he stolen, or is it all an accident? Shelby resolves to find out. Meanwhile, a touring trick riding troupe have set up on the other side of the Gully. Shelby's trusty pony, Blue, with his festive colouring and solid laid-back style, makes a perfect trick riding mount, and Shelby improves quickly. Should she join the troupe and leave her old friends from the stables and Pony Club behind?
Alyssa Brugman's first novel, Finding Grace, has been shortlisted for, NSW Premier's and Queensland Premier's Literary Awards and the CBCA Book of the Year (Older Readers). It was a Commended Book in the 2002 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards. Walking Naked, Alyssa's Second novel, has been shortlisted for the Victorian Premier's Literary Award, awarded Honour Book in the 2003 CBCA Book of the Year (Older Readers) and is distributed in the US, UK, Germany and Belgium. Alyssa's third novel for young adults, Being Bindy, was released in mid-2004.