Everyone in Kizzy's town hates her because she's half-gypsy - a diddakoi. But Kizzy doesn't care. All she needs is Gran and her horse, Joe. But when Gran dies and their wagon burns down, Kizzy is all alone. No one wants to look after her and her beloved Joe might get sent to the knacker's yard. Can Kizzy survive in a hostile world - and save Joe?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing
A melodramatic fantasy, really. Everything's neat & pat, and rather implausible. And the themes are not subtle. A joyful read for a good young reader; I would have loved it when I was seven or eight. But it's just not all that good a book. Sorry. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Marse - LibraryThing
Rumer Godden is a writer that I hope will come back into style. Her adult novels, as well as her children's novels are little gems. This book is about a gypsy girl, a diddakoi, who is taken in by an ... Read full review