Tess is pony mad. When a group of travellers come to live in the village, she makes friends with some of the gypsy families. Can Tess fulfil her dream and become a talented rider..
Tess and her brother Ben's stories ties in with that of Mike and Lizzie, who belong to a group of Romany gypsies that have come to live in a newly created council site on the edge of a village.
Written by popular author Rosemary Hayes, The Travellers is aimed at readers between 9 and 13 with an average reading age of 10 years. Each book is based on research undertaken by Rosemary. She skillfully weaves together the stories of the four young teenagers, from both traveller and non-traveller backgrounds, to explore different attitudes towards Romany gypsies. These are, first and foremost, great stories which both boys and girls will enjoy.