My Grandad Knew Phar Lap

Written by Errol Broome


Phar Lap wasn’t just a horse … he was the best.

Toby and his horse-mad friend Maddy are enthralled when Toby’s grandad comes to stay. Grandpa used to hang out at the stables of the great Phar Lap. They race home each afternoon to hear the thrilling story of the legendary horse, but in time they also uncover Grandad’s dark and long-held secret.

ISBN 9781921064197 (Paperback)
Formats B Format (198 x 128mm) (Paperback)
Categories Fiction for Younger Readers
Pages 64
Publication Year 2006
Edition 2nd
Publisher Fremantle Press
  • Errol broome

    Errol Broome

    Errol Broome grew up in Perth where she studied Arts at the University of Western Australia and worked as a journalist at the West Australian. She now lives in Melbourne. She is Literary Patron of the Society of Women Writers Victoria, and spends much time keeping her garden alive. An award-winning author, her books for children have been published widely overseas and translated into several languages. Read more