Ludo and the Star Horse

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Hodder Children's Division, 2006 - Fantasy fiction - 166 pages
8 Reviews
One night, when Ludo is home alone, his family's only horse, Renti, escapes from the stable. Overcome with guilt and fear, Ludo follows Renti, and before long the pair find themselves in the House of the Archer, a gateway to the Zodiac. Here, the Archer tells Ludo that Renti is a Star Horse, and has chosen to return to his own kind.

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Review: Ludo and the Star Horse

User Review  - Angelica Bentley - Goodreads

Ludo is an eleven-year-old Bavarian boy who is kind and capable in small tasks, but thought to be not very bright and somewhat clumsy. One night, the family's old workhorse, his beloved Renti, breaks ... Read full review

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User Review  - Philippa - Goodreads

I love the way it goes through all the signs of the Zodiac in one big adventure and you get to meet all the characters. Read full review

About the author (2006)

Mary Stewart was born on September 17, 1916 in Sunderland, County Durham, England. She received a First Class Honours B.A. in English from Durham University in 1938 and a teaching certificate in 1939. She taught in elementary school until 1941 when she was offered a post at Durham University. She taught there until 1945 and received a M.A. in English during that time. Her first book, Madam, Will You Talk?, was published in 1955. Her other works included My Brother Michael, Touch Not the Cat, This Rough Magic, Nine Coaches Waiting, Thornyhold, Rose Cottage, and the Merlin Trilogy. She also wrote children's books including Ludo and the Star Horse and A Walk in Wolf Wood. She died on May 9, 2014 at the age of 97.

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