Synopses & Reviews
A thoroughbred collection with a diverse selection of 20 stories and extracts by such authors as Anna Sewell, Leo Tolstoy, C.S. Lewis, Helen Griffiths, Saki, Monica Dickens, Walter Farley, and Arthur Conan Doyle.
About the Author
Focusing on horses and ponies, Christine Pullein-Thompson wrote children's books for more than 40 years. Her writing continues to be enjoyed by a new generation of children.
Table of Contents
My friend Flicka (an extract) / Mary O'Hara -- The Wild heart (an extract) / Helen Griffiths -- Breed of giants (an extract) / Joyce Stranger -- Silver Blaze / Sir Arthur Conan Doyle -- Black beauty (an extract) / Anna Sewell -- Bellerophon / L.S. Hyde -- Horse in the house (an extract) / William Corbin -- Banks and Morocco / Ruth Manning-Sanders -- The ghost in the top meadow / Christine Pullein-Thompson -- Strider: the story of a horse (an extract) / Leo Tolstoy -- A wayside adventure / C.S. Lewis (from The horse and his boy) -- Rescue / Walter Farley (from the Black Stallion).