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Unicorn dreaming: New edition of a Maverick favourite coming this month!

On the 28th of May we are publishing a brand new edition of one of our most popular books, I Wish I’d Been Born a Unicorn by Rachel Lyon and illustrated by Andrea Ringli.

Mucky is a rather smelly horse who has a secret wish to become a unicorn. Find out how it all comes true…

Pre-order here

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Reviews and Awards for the first edition:

Selected for The Summer Reading Challenge (Record Breakers) 2015

As read by radio DJ Edith Bowman on CBeebies in 2015

One of the Books for Keeps Books of the Year 2014

Book of the Month for the Irish Book Centre Bookchain in November 2014

 ‘A charming story for young children (2 and upwards) with rhyming verse, which scans nicely, has delightful illustrations and a happy ending.’
The Onion Magazine

‘Written in rhyme by Rachel Lyon, this heartwarming story is beautifully illustrated by Andrea Ringli, and would make a lovely Christmas stocking filler for any child who loves ponies.’
Horse and Countryside

‘Lyon’s bouncy verses are a pleasure to read aloud, and beautifully complemented by Andrea Ringli’s bold, affectionate illustrations.’
Teach Nursery

‘Delight any young horselover this Christmas with the perfect present – an engaging story about mud-monster Mucky…’
Horse Magazine

‘A charming story, with expressively illustrated characters to capture the imagination – and an important message about being true to yourself’
Parents in Touch

‘We loved the heartwarming tale about true friendship, the fun rhymes … and the cute, boldly coloured illustrations that really brought the story to life.’
Madhouse Family Reviews