Author(s): Gillian Cross
A charming village story about a little girl, a dare gone wrong and one crazy animal!
When Alice Brett moves from the city to a little village school, she's never seen a real live horse before. And famous village resident Mozart's Banana is not just any old horse - he's crazy! The children are banned from riding him, but when Sammy Foster dares Alice to get on Mozart's Banana's back, she takes it very seriously...just what does she have up her sleeve?
Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 7+
Gillian Cross was born in London. She studied English at Somerville College, Oxford and the University of Sussex. She had several jobs before becoming a full-time writer including, a baker's assistant, childminder and teacher. Gillian has won many awards for her books including the prestigious Carnegie Medal and the Whitbread Children's Book Award and Smarties Prize.