THE HUNGRY PLACE
Princess is a Connemara pony born into a world of blue ribbons and brown sugar, and being cossetted and overprotected by Roland, her elderly owner. Rae, a girl with a spine of steel, lives in another world, where there's enough money to get by, but not enough for her dream of a pony. When Princess loses Roland, there's no-one to protect her. But eventually she and Rae find each other. Can Princess become a backyard pony? Can Rae reach an old man's stubborn heart?
A middle-grade novel, 190 pages. Boyds Mills & Kane