Anastasia and Maidstone Melody is a 60 page book for children who are independent readers. It's summer, nine year old Anastasia is on her aunt and uncle's farm, planning a race on Maidstone Melody. Her cousin Roman thinks he'll win, but Anastasia's had plenty of practice at finding the fastest route. Anastasia has also had some surprises, whenever she goes through the wood. The race isn't the only adventure. At the end of the story Anastasia's world is quite a different one from the one she knew at the start.