Description - Cric Croc and the Bedraggled Pony: Can Acts of Kindness Make a Difference? by Nikki Ball
Cric Croc and the Bedraggled Pony is a story that will break your heart. Cric Croc loves horses and wants to learn to ride. His trip to the local stables is so sad when he discovers a badly neglected and bullied pony. Cric's kindness comes to the fore as he tries to help. Cric befriends the pony and sets about mucking out the stall and fetching clean hay and water. Over the following months Cric's companionship and kindness sees the pony grow healthy and stronger. Throughout all this time the stable hands and thoroughbreds continuously mock and bully the little pony. To show his appreciation to Cric, the pony teaches him to ride. Again, the efforts of a little crocodile trying to sit on the pony is laughed at by the others in the stable. Finally horse and jockey become one and they triumph over the adversity by becoming the stable champions. Will the spirit of kindness and friendship prevail?
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(216mm x 214mm x 2mm)
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Author Biography - Nikki Ball
Anthony Buirchell was born in Kojonup, West Australia in 1949.He worked on the 'Wheat Bins' during Christmas holidays to pay his way through high school and college.Anthony was the Head Boy of Kojonup JHS in 1964 and again at Katanning SHS in 1966.After studying at Claremont Teachers' College he graduated and taught for 45 years in large primary schools and as a Principal in small country schools.Through part time studies he attained a Bachelor of Social Science at Curtin University and a Bachelor of Education at Murdoch University.He has a daughter, Stephanie and two grandsons, Kale and Dylan.His partner is Deborah Johnson and she was the inspiration for his books in the Destiny in Disguise Series. The first book in this series was Destination Daintree.Anthony has also researched and written the non-fiction: The Restless Immigrants: The Johnson Family. From his research he wrote 2 novels Destination Daintree and then Daintree reflections. He has been keenly pursuing his real passion in writing children's picture books and has published Cric Croc and Cric Croc and the Bedraggled Pony.Blog: www.anthonybuirchell.com