The Secret Horses of Briar

“Deserves a spot on the shelf next to most beloved children’s classics—yes, even The Secret Garden.” —Shelf Awareness, Starred Review Described as “reminiscent of Chronicles Narnia” in starred review, Horses Briar Hill shows readers everywhere that there is color our world—they just need know where look. There are winged horses live mirrors hospital—the reflect elegant rooms once home princess, now filled with sick children. Only Emmaline can see creatures. It her secret. One morning, climbs over wall hospital’s abandoned gardens and discovers something incredible: white horse broken wing has left mirror-world entered own. horse, named Foxfire, hiding from dark sinister force—a Black Horse who hunts by colorless moonlight. If keep him finding new friend, she must surround Foxfire treasures brilliant shades. But find world gray? A Kirkus Reviews Best Book 2016 “Endearing characters, metaphors for life death, slow revelation horrors war give this slim novel surprising amount heft.”—Booklist, “In clear, gripping, flawless prose . exquisite, beautifully illustrated middle-grade explodes raw anguish, magic hope, will clutch it their chests not want let go.”—Shelf “Reminiscent Narnia, Elizabeth Goudge, or child’s version Life Pi. Readers love pieces.” —Kirkus Reviews, “Magical, terrifying, full heart. Open these pages, ride true.”—Newbery Honor-winning author Kathi Appelt “A remarkable book. Astonishing!”—Michael Morpurgo, War

Es ist ein eisiger Winter 1941 auf Askania-Nowa, wo sich das jüdische Mädchen Kalinka versteckt hält. Hier dem alten Naturreservat leben auch die seltenen Przewalski-Pferde. Sie scheinen zu spüren, dass eine von ihnen – denn wie sind sie in großer Gefahr vor den Nazis, Askania-Nowa besetzen. Mit Hilfe des treuen Tierwärters Max flieht mit zwei Pferden und einem Wolfshund Hunderte Kilometern über weiße Steppe der Ukraine. Doch können drei Tiere Übermacht Deutschen entkommen? Spannend stimmungsvoll erzählt Philip Kerr Flucht im ukrainischen aber davon, Liebe erstarrte Herz eines einsamen Mädchens mitten Krieg erwärmen vermag.

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