The inspiring novel about real life princess and equestrienne Haya of Jordan. Princess Haya loves her family more than anythingespecially her mother who brings light and happiness into King Husseins house. So when Queen Alia is killed in a tragic accident, Princess Haya is devastated.
Knowing how unhappy she is and how much she loves horses, Hayas father, King Hussein, gives her a special present a foal of her very own. And this foal changes Princess Hayas world completely. Set in an exotic locale where royalty is real, this story of a determined modern-day princess is both beautiful and awe-inspiring.
Perfect for fans of Black Beauty, Misty of Chincoteague and anyone who wonders what its like to be a real princess. Praise for THE PRINCESS AND THE FOAL Empowering and vigorous, this is a story sure to please princess fans, horse fans and, yes, even tomboys. Kirkus Reviews This real princesss story is great and this book provides a positive and powerful story, especially for adolescent girl readers who choose to saddle up for the ride.
VOYA Magazine Horse enthusiasts will devour Greggs engaging novel about Jordanian Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, inspired by the real-life princess who became an Olympic equestrian.... Greggs greatest strength is in detailing the deep, sensual bond that can form between a human and a horse, but the sympathetic protagonist and a setting rarely seen in middle-grade fiction make this an inspiring read for any reader. Publishers Weekly In addition to being a great fit for fans of princess or horse stories, this would be a good choice for readers who enjoy stories of brave, scrappy girls who defy convention.