Bow Down, Shadrach

Bow Down Shadrach Shadrach is a very old circus trained Clydesdale horse and the favourite family pet When Hannah discovers that Shadrach has been sold to a dog food factory she decides to mount a heroic rescue and e

  • Title: Bow Down, Shadrach
  • Author: Joy Cowley
  • ISBN: 9780780283077
  • Page: 193
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Shadrach is a very old, circus trained Clydesdale horse and the favourite family pet When Hannah discovers that Shadrach has been sold to a dog food factory, she decides to mount a heroic rescue and enlist the help of her two younger brothers.From the beginning, their plans go seriously wrong By the time they ve argued with the repulsive Wuff Stuff man, hidden ShadrachShadrach is a very old, circus trained Clydesdale horse and the favourite family pet When Hannah discovers that Shadrach has been sold to a dog food factory, she decides to mount a heroic rescue and enlist the help of her two younger brothers.From the beginning, their plans go seriously wrong By the time they ve argued with the repulsive Wuff Stuff man, hidden Shadrach in a church and in a caravan, and floated him on a mussel barge, they re in desperate need of rescuing themselves.

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    1. Hannah lives on a farm in the Malborough Sounds South Island NZ with her parents (Sophie & Joe) and her two younger brothers – Mikey & Sky.They own an old Clydesdale horse who used to be part of a circus act. His name is Shadrach and he’s been trained to turn away when you ask him to look you in the eye, and bow down, bending his knees.One day after inviting a new girl from school, Hannah commands Shadrach to bow down. He is very old now and arthritic and after he bows down, he rears [...]

    2. Read this when I was at primary school and loved it then - totally forgot how sad it was but still adored it - been reading it while feeding my 6 month old daughter :D hope she is as strong willed as Hannah :D

    3. Lovely book and a lovely story. Unfortunately I was made to read it at school, and it was much below my reading level so some of the enjoyment was definitely missing.

    4. This book was very very very sad, I would recommend this book to horse lovers and people who like a good cry.

    5. I read this and all the other books on this shelf to my 9-11 year old pupils every yearspite the 'datedness' of some they are all immensely popular

    6. My nine year old daughter read this book twice, and wants to read it to her children. A heart warming story about children rescuing an old clydesdale horse, set in the Marlborough sounds

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