RIDING ON GOLDEN by Inger Frimansson
A NEW HORSE BOOK SERIES FOR CHILDREN AGED 9-12!
When Inger Frimansson starts her new series the two girls Eufrosyne and Ingeborg are the main characters. They are both crazy in horses and they both have very unusual names. What do you do with names like theirs? Well, you start the Unusual Names Club! Together they are strong and brave, both at the stable and in school. Frossan is not really happy with her name, Eufrosyne. But she has gotten used to having an empty seat beside her in school and to wander alone at recess. Then one day the principal comes into the class room with a new girl. Ingeborg – Bojan. She gets the seat next to Frossan, and their weird substituting teacher calls their corner in the classroom the department of strange names. Shortly they discover they do not only have a mean teacher, they also share their love for horses. Bojan rides her own horse, Golden Angel. Frossan is in the beginner’s group, but would so much like to ride Golden together with Bojan. But can she tell Bojan she is a all new at the stable? Will Bojan want to be her friend if she tells her she is a beginner?
Inger Frimansson is one of Sweden’s most popular and sold psychological thriller authors. But in that case, she writes books for adults. With this series for children, she reveals her side as a driven author who in an easy way, with pin-point details and a high quality language takes us straight into the life of middle-school aged girls, horses and friendship.