The Quicksand Pony

Author(s): Alison Lester

Junior Fiction

Biddy's pony becomes trapped in quicksand while she is out riding on a remote beach. The tide is coming in and Biddy is forced to leave her beloved pony. The next day Biddy returns to discover hoof prints in the sand but no Bella. In her search for Bella through rugged country, Biddy makes a remarkable discovery... Alison Lester's children's books are known and loved by families around the world. Lucy Bell's narration of this absorbing story set in the Australian bush will enthral and captivate the listener.


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Winner, Highest Ranked Book, WA Young Readers Book Awards, 1999 Shortlisted, Book Data/Australian Booksellers' Association Book of the Year, 1998 Shortlisted, National Children's Award, Festival Awards for Literature, 1998

Alison Lester is the well-known creator of many popular and award-winning children's books, many of which reflect her own country childhood. She has written two novels for older children, The Quicksand Pony and The Snow Pony. Her picture books include Magic Beach, Imagine, My Farm, Alison Lester's ABC and Yikes!

General Fields

  • : 9781742378008
  • : Allen & Unwin
  • : Allen & Unwin Children's Books
  • : 0.19
  • : January 2012
  • : 198mm X 128mm
  • : Australia
  • : May 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Alison Lester
  • : Paperback
  • : 15th anniversary edition
  • : English
  • : 823.3
  • : 12+
  • : 168
  • : Illustrations