Author(s): Christine Pullein-Thompson et al
Pounding hooves, flowing manes and gleaming saddles fill the pages of this thoroughbred collection. Saddle up for the ride of a lifetime and enjoy these 20 moving stories about brave, beautiful and magical horses and ponies. This powerful anthology is the perfect introduction to horse fiction at its very best.
It includes stories such as: My Friend Flicka by Mary O'Hara; The Wild Heart by Helen Griffiths; Breed of Giants by Joyce Stranger; Silver Blaze by Arthur Conan Doyle; Black Beauty by Anna Sewell; Bellerophon by- L. S. Hyde; Horse in the House by William Corbin; Banks and Morocco by Ruth Manning-Sanders; The Ghost in the Top Meadow by Christine Pullein-Thompson; Strider: The Story of a Horse by Leo Tolstoy; A Wayside Adventure by C. S. Lewis; Rescue by Walter Farley; The Rocking Horse Winner by D. H. Lawrence; Behold, The Palio! by Marguerite Henry; A Man Justly Popular by R. D. Blackmore; Follyfoot by Monica Dickens; A Night of Wolves by Will James; Red Morning by Joanna Cannan; War Horse by Michael Morpurgo and The Brogue by Saki.
Christine Pullein-Thompson wrote children's books for over 40 years, specialising in writing about horses and ponies. She was exceptionally popular throughout her long career and her writing continues to be enjoyed by generations of children. She died in 2005.