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  • Published: 4 February 2020
  • ISBN: 9780143773382
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 176

Showtym Adventures 7: Jackamo, the Supreme Champion

The seventh book in an exciting junior fiction series inspired by true stories from the Wilson Sisters' childhoods. The race is on . . . will Vicki find a NEW champion?

In the seventh Showtym Adventure, it's a race against time for Vicki to find and train a brand new pony for the show season. Should she go for experience, or for potential?

When Vicki’s multi-champion pony is injured, she is devastated. It's the beginning of the show season and the 14-year-old must find a replacement quickly — but no pony comes close to the one she has lost.

Then Vicki sees beautiful and inexperienced Jackamo. She senses he has star quality, and chooses him over proven ponies with years of show-ring success. With so little time, will she be able to transform Jackamo into a winner? Or has she risked everything on the wrong pony?

In a turn of events they didn’t see coming, Vicki, Kelly and Amanda face heartbreak and difficult decisions about the future in this story inspired by the Wilson Sisters’ early years.

  • Pub date: 4 February 2020
  • ISBN: 9780143773382
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 176

About the Author

Kelly Wilson

Born in Whangamata, Kelly Wilson relocated to Northland with her family at the age of five. Having grown up around horses, she competed in show jumping to Pony Grand Prix level, before focusing on her creative talents. She won a scholarship to Auckland University of Technology and graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor of Graphic Design, going on to become an award-winning photographer and designer. She is the bestselling author of four biographical non-fiction books, For the Love of Horses, Stallion Challenges, Mustang Ride and Saving the Snowy Brumbies, a children's picture book Ranger the Kaimanawa Stallion and a junior chapter book series Showtym Adventures. With her sisters Vicki and Amanda, Kelly has starred in the hit-rating TV series, Keeping up with the Kaimanawas, following their work taming New Zealand's wild Kaimanawa horses, and travelled to America and Australia to rescue and tame wild horses.

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Praise for Showtym Adventures 7: Jackamo, the Supreme Champion

“quality, highly readable”

Kapiti News

“[W]onderful female protagonists . . . Koolio, the Problem Pony is the next instalment in the real-life adventures of the Wilson Sisters which will delight equestrian lovers young and old . . . the sisters' genuine love for each other shines through on the pages . . . This will have huge appeal to children involved in pony club and show jumping from ages 7-12 years and as a read aloud for even younger children.”

Michele Powles, The Sapling

“[T]his series has top shelf status in my 10-year-old's world.”

Carly Thomas, The Sapling

“Yesterday I went and bought Cameo, The Street Pony. I couldn't put it down and finished it in a day. It is an amazing story on how to overcome fear, and the journey it takes you on is overall amazing. I love how Kelly has her list and Vicki is more than happy to help (although Amanda's cheekiness is some of the best)! I cannot wait for the next book and Kelly's books just keep on getting better and better.”

Rylee (12 years)

“This is the seventh book in Kelly Wilson’s Showtym Adventures and once again young horse-lovers will easily relate to the tale of Jackamo . . . the story is about grit, determination and bravery as the Wilson sisters, Kelly, Vicki and Amanda, continue to learn all they can about horses.”

Linda Hall, Hawke's Bay Weekend

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