A Horse Called El Dorado

O'Brien Press, 2005

awards and recognition

Bisto Honour Award Winner 2006

Shortlisted for Scottish Highland Children’s Book Awards (Scotland) 2006


'The hazardous journey from Colombia to Ireland: a story of dreams and our need to fulfill them.'

Robert Dunbar, The Irish Times

'Another brilliant contribution to the list of excellent...'

Tony Hickey, Village

'Pepe's adventure makes this story memorable, but the warm, less-than-perfect characters make it exceptional.'

Paddy O'Doherty's, Editor's Choice Inis-Children's Books Ireland

'Dramatic events in Colombia begin this story, that is full of adventure, horses and action. Strongly written, it is beautifully atmospheric.'

Children’s Book News (UK)
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