Author(s): Stacy Gregg
A novel of heart and courage inspired by the incredible story of a real life princess. Princess Haya, daughter of the King of Jordan, loves her family more than anything. So when tragedy strikes at its heart, she is devastated. The Princess becomes ever more withdrawn until, on her birthday, the King gives her a life-changing present. An incredible new friendship grows and the heartbroken princess begins to dream of an extraordinary future. Inspired by the real-life story of Olympic equestrienne Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein and set against the exotic backdrop of Arabia, this novel is destined to become a modern classic.
Winner of the Children's Choice for Young Adult Fiction 2014.
Finalist: New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children & Young Adults 2014
'The perfect gift for girls with big dreams.'- The Bookseller
The author of seventeen books, Stacy Gregg has reinvigorated the pony genre with her two popular series Pony Club Secrets and Pony Club Rivals. A former journalist, Stacy undertook extensive research, travelling to Jordan at the request of Princess Haya. Given unprecedented access to the palaces and royal stables, she conducted lengthy interviews with Her Royal Highness, Her family and friends to bring 'The Princess and the Foal' to life.