thowra's speed and courage have always saved him from the men who want to capture him - but now the men come on skis, quickly and silently over the mountain range. this time, they know the legendary silver stallion has a daughter, a beautiful, highly prized, silver brumby, and the brumby hunters are determined to capture her, no matter what it takes.
thowra must do all in his power to evade the men slipping through the mountains - must do all in his power to protect his daughter from their ropes and imprisoning yards.
Born in 1913, Elyne Mitchell was the creator of the Silver Brumby series, now classics of Australian children's literature. She also wrote a wide range of non fiction, as well as numerous magazine articles, adult fiction and poetry. The daughter of a Great War hero and wife of a politician and Changi survivor, Elyne was also a champion skier and passionate environmentalist.