In the dark days of war, even a horse can be a hero It is 1940. As the war escalates and London becomes a target for German bombs, Dodo and her little brother Wolfie are evacuated to the country, away from everything they know. After weeks of homesick loneliness, they come across an orphaned foal. They name him Hero for surviving against the odds and together they raise him, train him, and learn to ride. Their days are suddenly full of life and excitement again, but the shadow of war looms over their peaceful existence, and soon Hero must live up to his name...
Sam Angus grew up in Spain. She studied Literature at Trinity College, Cambridge, and taught A level English before becoming a ski wear designer. She lives between London and Exmoor with an improvident quantity of children, horses and dogs.
A Horse Called Hero
Author: Sam Angus