Karen Wood

8 children’s books by the writer

Karen Woods' first horse was a lovely, loppy-eared chestnut called Robby. To this day he remains the most special horse in her heart. Karen has an Arts degree and a diploma in horticulture. She has a syndicated gardening column, and has published feature articles and photographs in various magazines and bushwalking guides.

Moonstone Promise

Karen Wood

Moonstone Promise

The second book in the adventurous Diamond Spirit trilogy. Jess's friend Luke goes bush with the brumbies to find out who he is and where he belongs. Luke is a foster kid who came to Harry's place through ...

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Diamond Spirit

Karen Wood

Diamond Spirit

An adventurous, funny and romantic three-book series featuring spirited girls and horses, perfect for younger teens. Like the timeless My Friend Flicka or The Silver Brumby the characters and scenarios in this highly commercial series are earthy and believable. Diamond ...

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11+ years

Brumby Mountain

Karen Wood

Brumby Mountain

"Jess ran out to the front gate. 'What are you doing? Where are you going?' 'I'm going to stop those brumby runners.' Luke wrenched open the door of the ute and climbed in. 'What brumby runners? You don't ...

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13+ years

Rain Dance

Karen Wood

Rain Dance

An addictive rural romance for teens from the author of Jumping Fences.

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Rain Dance

Karen Wood

Rain Dance

'You should come to the drought-relief fundraiser,' Kaydon said to Holly. 'It's a big fancy ball, heaps of fun.' Boy, could this girl use some fun. And some rump steak. Holly shook her head. Kaydon gave up. Trying to ...

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11+ years

Opal Dreaming

Karen Wood

Opal Dreaming

'What did you decide to call her?' asked Lawson, looking over Jess's shoulder...'Opal,' said Jess, gazing lovingly at the little chestnut foal...'Bad-luck stones,' grunted Lawson...Finally the day has come when Jess can bring home her once-in-a-lifetime ...

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11+ years

The Golden Stranger

Karen Wood

The Golden Stranger

Shara heard her father's four-wheel drive back up to the horse float, and moments later the sounds of hooves up a tailgate. She rushed to the window and saw Rocko's big brown rump move into the float next ...

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11+ years

Moonstone Promise

Karen Wood

Moonstone Promise

Jess untied something from around her neck and held it out to Luke. 'Take my moonstone. They're supposed to give you beautiful dreams.'..It was a pale oval-shaped stone, hung on a thin leather strap...'Promise me you'll ...

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