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Misty of Chincoteague

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Publisher Comments:

Nobody could capture the Phantom. She was the wildest mare on Assateague Island. They said she was like the wind, that the white "map" on her shoulders was her mark of freedom.

Paul and Maureen Beebe had their hearts set on owning her. They were itching to buy and tame her, and worked hard to earn the money that she would cost. But the roundup men had tried to capture her and for two years she had escaped them....

Pony Penning Day holds a surprise for everyone, for Paul not only brings in the Phantom, but her newborn colt as well. Can Paul and Maureen possibly earn enough to buy them both?

Review:

"A thrilling and long-to-be-remembered tale." San Francisco Chronicle

Synopsis:

This Newbery Honor Book is set on an island off the coasts of Virginia and Maryland where a band of wild ponies has lived for centuries. A rarely seen mare that eludes all efforts to capture her lives among the ponies. Called Phantom, she is captured in frenzied roundup; however, she would forever be a creature of the wild. But her gentle, loyal colt Misty is another story altogether. Illustrations.

About the Author

Marguerite Henry is the beloved author of such classic horse stories as King of the Wind, Misty of Chincoteague, and Stormy: Misty's Foal, all of which are available in Aladdin paperback editions. Wesley Dennis is best known for his illustrations in collaboration with author Marguerite Henry. They published fifteen books together.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416927839
Author:
Henry, Marguerite
Publisher:
Aladdin
Illustrator:
Dennis, Wesley
Author:
Dennis, Wesley
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Family - Siblings
Subject:
Animals - Horses
Subject:
Ponies
Subject:
Chincoteague pony.
Subject:
Lifestyles - Farm Life & Ranch Life
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Number:
60
Edition Description:
Reprint
Publication Date:
December 2006
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in 4.27 oz
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , This Newbery Honor Book is set on an island off the coasts of Virginia and Maryland where a band of wild ponies has lived for centuries. A rarely seen mare that eludes all efforts to capture her lives among the ponies. Called Phantom, she is captured in frenzied roundup; however, she would forever be a creature of the wild. But her gentle, loyal colt Misty is another story altogether. Illustrations.
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