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Spud & Charli
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An action-packed adventure about horses, bats and getting carried away by your imagination.

A$14.95
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Overview

Does your imagination ever run wild?

Charli is at riding camp, where her dream is about to come true – she will finally learn to ride a real, live horse.

But when show-off Mikaela picks the horse Charli wants, her heart bungees to her toes. Instead of the beautiful palomino Razz, Charli’s stuck riding the massive retired racehorse Spud.

And what about the bats that fill the night sky? Don’t bats spread deadly diseases?

Riding camp isn’t turning out the way Charli planned, especially when she finds herself in the middle of a life-threatening disaster.

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Samantha Wheeler
Photo by Jack Venables

Samantha Wheeler

Samantha Wheeler fell in love with animals when, at the age of six, she received a tortoise. She went on to study agriculture, work with dairy farmers, and teach science, until writing her first children’s book, inspired by koalas, in 2011. Her books, which include Smooch & Rose, Spud & Charli, Mister Cassowary, and Wombat Warriors, have been shortlisted for the Queensland Literary Awards, the Readings Children’s Book Prize, The Wilderness Society’s Environment Award for Children’s Literature, and the Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales Whitley Awards. Samantha hopes her books will encourage everyone to make a difference.