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Heroines on Horseback: The Pony Book in Childen's Fiction
Badger, Jane

Heroines on Horseback: The Pony Book in Childen's Fiction

Badger, Jane. Heroines on Horseback: The Pony Book in Childen's Fiction. Girls Gone By Publishers 2013. 200p, many b&w ills. + color cover. New paperbound. ** Excellent survey of juvenile fiction about horses in England from "Black Beauty" to the present. Covers all the beloved authors and stories--"Golden Gorse" ("Moorland Mousie"), Primrose Cumming ("Silver Snaffles"), Monica Edwards, Ruby Ferguson (the "Jill" series), the Pullein-Thompson sisters, Pat Smythe, Vian Smith, K.M. Peyton ("Flambards"), Patricia Leitch, and many more. Chiefly British, though a few American authors are included (Marguerite Henry, G. Rutherford Montgomery, Mary O'Hara). With a checklist of authors and books, and a chapter on the leading illustrators (Michael Lyne, Lionel Edwards, Peter Biegel, Victor Ambrus, Anne Bullen, etc.). A must for every pony book enthusiast! Special import. (Item ID: 15208)

$26.00

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