Horse Books

Books primarily about horses, ponies, donkeys, mules, equitation.
21450 Melody, Mutton Bone, and Sam by Davis, ill Paul Brown.

Melody, Mutton Bone, and Sam.

Sam's understanding of horses and people grows during an exciting summer full of fun and mystery, lots of Paul Brown horses in text.

$80.00

 

19835 Silver Snaffles by Cumming.

Silver Snaffles: a Story of a Shetland Pony.

Jenny, a little girl who longs for a pony, and Tattles, the son of an elegant hunter who pulls a junk cart, both walk through The Dark Corner of the stable to fulfill their dreams at the Extraordinary Riding School. (password: Silver Snaffles) This school is run by the ponies themselves, who are superb instructors: in one week Jenny is able to ride off on to rescue a pony from the snobbish Jostlepots and take part in a glorious hunt ! A classic, gentle fantasy, not just for pony book lovers.

$195.00

 

19447 Big Red Man O'War by C. W. Anderson.

Big Red.

The story of Man o' War, in retirement when this book was written, and his children and grandchildren. A lovely copy of this book, with a nice dustjacket of fragile wartime paper that is becoming hard to find in this condition

$65.00

 

20100 Pony Surprise by Linde, ill Richard Kennedy.

Pony Surprise.

Their holiday trip from Stockholm to Copenhagen with dear Auntie becomes even better when Annelie and Nicklas secretly win a miniature pony at the zoo. But how to smuggle Ben back to Sweden? Just barely plausible and very funny!

$18.00

 

20284 Here Comes Kristie by Brock.

Here Comes Kristie.

Elmer and Einer saved their pennies for a horse, good old Kristie. But Kristie had a mind of her own and it took many weekly consultations with Axel before everything was just right, and they could finally go swimming. Told with the cadences of a folk tale and many humorous drawings in text. The first Kristie book.

$65.00

 

21486 The Chestry Oak written and illus by Seredy.

The Chestry Oak.

One boy's three lives: as the Hungarian Prince Michael of Chestry, as Michael Prince a homeless WWII refugee, and as Mike Brown, adopted son of a kind American family. Through it all runs the proud stallion, Midnight. NOTE: This book has been SOLD.

$125.00

 

21541 Another Man 0'War. Anderson

Another Man 0'War.

Katy's grandfather, a respected former trainer, found her a great grandson of the famous race horse. He was small as a colt, but together they worked with him and watched as "another Man O'War" developed. The explanation of gradual, gentle training, many interesting stories of famous horses, and Anderson's beautiful pictures of Banner growing from a gifted colt to a three year old.

this book has been SOLD

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$18.00

 

21167 Mister Penny's Circus. Ets

Mister Penny's Circus.

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$10.00

 

21428 Bonny's Big Day. Herriot

Bonny's Big Day.

We just love this one, $5 or not! Bonnie has not worked for 12 years and so she is truly a "Family Pet" when she enters the class at the Darroby Show and wins. NOTE: This book has been SOLD.

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$5.00

 

20554 The Story of Edward Dumas

The Story of Edward.

Edward, a French donkey with style, managed to pass as a man until he swept off his hat before Mademoiselle Olive. "Edward," she said, "You're a donkey!" His secret had been discovered.

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$14.00

 

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