Abelard Schuman, London, 1976, illus Tony Morris
Abelard Schuman, London, 1976, pb
Clare is given a kitten for her birthday, but when she is taking him in a basket to show the woman in the cakeshop, she is caught in the blast from a car bomb, and though she survives, the kitten is killed. Clare retreats into herself. She is taken to stay in the country with her cousins Tom and Sara, who form the Noguls (the No Grown Up Leaguers). They try to save an old horse from the knacker’s yard, and the horse’s plight and their adventures together help Clare to realise there is still something in life for her.
Meta Mayne Reid