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Midnight – The story of a Light horse

Written by Mark Greenwood
Illus. Frané Lessac
Walker Books Australia and UK
Candlewick Press USA

A foal is born at midnight, on the homestead side of the river. Coal black. Star ablaze. Moonlight in her eyes. On October 31, 1917, the 4th and 12th Regiments of the Australian Light Horse took part in one of the last great cavalry charges in history. Among the first to leap the enemy trenches was Lieutenant Guy Haydon riding his beloved mare, Midnight. This is their story.

Short-listed for the 2015 West Australia Young Readers’ Book Award.
CBCA 2015 Eve Pownall Award Notable Book

 

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