Carrie adores riding Red Robin. He is a perfect pony in every way and she is heartbroken when he has to be sold as her father loses his job and the family move into a small cottage. But when she tidies up the little stable at the bottom of their new garden, the next-door farmer surprises her with a new pony to live there. There's just one problem- Carrie can't stand the thin, muddy, dirty, scruffy pony. He's so ugly she nicknames him Rabbit - but can the unloved little pony work his way into Carrie's heart?
THERE ARE VERY FEW BORN STORY-TELLERS. K.M. PEYTON IS ONE OF THEM' The Times Kathleen M Peyton is a top-selling author of more than thirty novels, the best-known of which is FLAMBARDS which, with its sequels, was made into a TV serial. The winner of both the Carnegie Medal and the Guardian Award for her work, this is her seventh title for the Transworld children's lists. Author lives- Essex