The January Queen

Kate Malone is spoiled and irresponsible. After she is responsible for a disaster on her parents’ farm, her mother decides she must stand on her own two feet, and she is sent to live in a cottage nearby.

Publishing history
Michael Joseph, London, 1975
Corgi, pb, 1980
Chivers (Large Print), 1985

Kate Malone is spoiled and irresponsible. After she is responsible for a disaster on her parents’ farm, her mother decides she must stand on her own two feet, and she is sent to live in a cottage nearby. She buys January Queen, an in-foal Shire mare, and with the help of the January Queen’s former owner, Joe, she learns how to look after herself and her
animals.

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