Ponies, ponies, ponies
Rory Barnes (1946 -
Finding the books: available in Kindle format in 2013.
Sources and links
HarperCollinsPublishers, Australia, 1998, 170 pp.
Despite the title, not actually horsey as such: horses (sort of) appear later. This is the first in the
trilogy, and introduces Spud, the hero. He has a very nasty accident, and is whizzed off to a
futuristic laboratory where he is about to become a wheelie-
HarperCollinsPublishers, Australia 1999, 164 pp.
Spud Wilson is now a 16 year old brain in Bluey Doig′s adult body. Bluey’s body (and of course
Spud’s brain) is kidnapped by his mates. They realise what they’ve got, and are delighted. Their
original plan was to get Spud′s brain from Snood′s lab, put it in a racehorse called Staxa Fun and
win, win, win. With the help of the two young neurosurgeons, Rachel and Gazza, they can still do it.
HarperCollinsPublishers, Australia 2000, 199 pp.
Previously.... Spud and the horse fell into a tank of liquid nitrogen and were frozen solid for years
and years. Now they’re awake. They find out it’s the future, and they’re exhibits in a Year 2000