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    Distributor: Thomas Allen and Son Limited Availability: Available On Sale Date:Jul 04, 2018 Carton Quantity:1 $10.99 CAD
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Polonius the Pit Pony
By (author): Richard O'Neill Illustrated by: Feronia Parker-Thomas
9781786281852 Paperback, Trade English Juvenile: Age (years) from 4 - 9 JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / General Jul 04, 2018
$10.99 CAD
Active 245 x 268 x 5 mm | 240 gr 32 pages 32 Colour illustrations Child's Play (International) Ltd
When Polonius the pit pony escapes from the coal mine he’s worked in all his life, he joins a family of Travellers. Although he enjoys the freedom and the fresh air that their lifestyle offers, he wishes he could give something back to the family in return. When the chance arrives for him to do something to help, he rises to the challenge, and uses his intelligence and skills to save the day. Based on true events and retold by a master of the oral tradition, this story bears witness to the Traveller values of independence, initiative, courage and hard work.

Richard O'Neill was born and brought up in a large traditional Romani family in the North of England. He is an award-winning storyteller and writer who tells his original stories in schools, museums, libraries and theaters throughout the UK. A sixth-generation storyteller, he grew up in a vigorous oral storytelling tradition, learning his skills from some of the best Traveling storytellers in England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales.

Feronia is an illustrator based in Bristol, UK.

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