Neridah McMullin 'grew up on a sheep farm in Hamilton in south west Victoria' and spent many of her holidays at Port Fairy. McMullin attended Gray Street Primary School and Hamilton & Alexandra College.
'A powerful and beautifully illustrated picture book based on the true story of a heroic horse called Fabish, who saved a group of young horses during the Black Saturday bushfires.
'This is the true story of a brave horse called Fabish. In his racing days, he always tried his hardest. And when he retired, Fabish took care of the flighty young horses.
'One hot summer day, a wild wind blew up and the yearlings were restless. Then Fabish smelled smoke. Fire was coming, fast. The trainer threw open the gate and said, 'Go now!' Fabish neighed to the young ones and they galloped away. All through the night, the fire raged and the trainer battled to save the racehorses in the stables.
'But what would become of Fabish and the yearlings? Could he save them from the firestorm?' (Publication summary)