Saddle Up : Thoroughbred Horse Stories
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" - Mary O'Hara; "The Wild Heart" - Helen Griffiths; "Breed of Giants" - Joyce Stranger; "Silver Blaze" - Arthur Conan Doyle; "Black Beauty" - Anna Sewell; "Bellerophon" - L. S. Hyde; "Horse in the House" - William Corbin; "Banks and Morocco" - Ruth Manning-Sanders; "The Ghost in the Top Meadow" - Christine Pullein-Thompson; "Strider: The Story of a Horse" - Leo Tolstoy; "A Wayside Adventure" - C. S. Lewis; "Rescue" - Walter Farley; "The Rocking Horse Winner" - D. H. Lawrence; "Behold, The Palio!" - Marguerite Henry; "A Man Justly Popular" - R. D. Blackmore; "Follyfoot" - Monica Dickens; "A Night of Wolves" - Will James; "Red Morning" - Joanna Cannan; "War Horse" - Michael Morpurgo; and "The Brogue" - Saki.
- Paperback | 272 pages
- 129 x 198 x 20mm | 266g
- 04 Jun 2007
- Pan MacMillan
- Kingfisher Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
About Christine Pullein-Thompson
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.