The Secret Horses of Briar Hill

 

 

The Blitz, England. Black-outs and bombings. Death, loss, illness, fear. It’s a broad and powerful canvas.

Sick and grieving young Emmaline finds purpose and magic when she discovers that winged horses live in the mirrors of a grand English manor-turned-children’s hospital.

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Megan Shepherd’s award-winning middle fiction book “The Secret Horses of Briar Hill” (Walker Books 2016) isn’t really about horses but your young reader won’t care.

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Levi Pinfold’s illustrations bring this world to life with incredible, almost photo-realistic sketches created from his imagination.  Intense and evocative.

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If your reader loved The Secret Garden and The Chronicles of Narnia – they’ll enjoy this.

 

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