Boards bumped. Back board has a stain on it. Colour Frontis. Foxing to prelims and compressed page edges.
'Miss Briac, Georgia's horse has arrived! May we go and see the unloading?' Pam begged.
'Why, yes,' smiled Miss Briac.
The van had stopped. A boy jumped from the cab and ran to unlock the door.
Georgia stared fascinated. In another moment, the creature of her dreams would come leaping forth with a deafening neigh. She stiffened as a strange sound rent the air. That wasn't a neigh! No horse on eath could make that noise. It sounded like - like -
Silent from sheet amazement, they all watched the boy lead a little brown donkey down the plank!
(blurb taken from Armada paperback edition)