I Own the Racecourse! by Patricia WrightsonI Own the Racecourse! by Patricia Wrightson

I Own the Racecourse!

byPatricia WrightsonIntroduction byKate Constable

Paperback | June 20, 2014

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A tender novel about a boy with an intellectual disability who believes he has bought a racecourse from an old tramp for $3.00. His friends are horrified, but then things take an unexpected and magical turn.A wonderful book for opening up classroom or family discussion about disability and about the importance of friendship.
Patricia Wrightson was born in Bangalow, in regional Australia, in 1921. She was the author of twenty-seven children's novels includingNargun and the Stars, The Ice is Coming andThe Crooked Snake. She won the CBCA Book of the Year four times and was awarded the Hans Christian Andersen Award, Dromkeen Medal and Order of the British Empi...
Title:I Own the Racecourse!Format:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:June 20, 2014Publisher:Text Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1922147028

ISBN - 13:9781922147028