The Snow Pony
Dusty lives on a cattle farm in south-east Australia, but times are tough and her family is tearing apart under the strain. Their hope lies in the mountains, on the leasehold land which has been passed down through generations. But danger awaits them on the beautiful snowplains.
Shortlisted for the KOALA (Kids Own Australia Literary Awards, NSW) Awards 2002shortlisted for the YABBA Children's Choice Book Awards 2002
Shortlisted for Children's Choice Book Awards: Fiction for Older Readers 2002.
Alison Lester is an awardwinning writer and illustrator of picture books and young fiction. Alison grew up on a farm, and first learnt to ride as a baby in her father's arms. She lives in the country and rides her horse whenever she can. She believes children need adventures and the freedom to follow their imaginations.