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Author: Mark Greenwood

ISBN: 9781921977718
Format: Hardcover
Number Of Pages: 32
Published: 1 February 2014
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 25.1 x 0.9
A new narrative nonfiction picture book from the award-winning duo Mark Greenwood and Frane Lessac.

A foal is born at midnight, on the homestead side of the river. Coal black. Star ablaze. Moonlight in her eyes. On October 31, 1917, the 4th and 12th Regiments of the Australian Light Horse took part in one of the last great cavalry charges in history. Among the first to leap the enemy trenches was Lieutenant Guy Haydon riding his beloved mare, Midnight. This is their story.

About the Author

Mark Greenwood is a musician and award-winning children's author. His books aim to foster a greater appreciation and understanding of Australian myths and legends. Mark enjoys working with students of all ages, inspiring and developing their natural curiosity about books and writing. He has twice won the Western Australian Premier's Award for children's books and Simpson and His Donkey was Honour Book in 2009 at the Children's Book Council of Australia Awards. He is married to Fran Lessac and they live with their two children in Western Australia.

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