The little white horse

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University of London press ltd., 1946 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 286 pages
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In 1842, newly orphaned Maria Merryweather, her governess, and dog arrive at her ancestral home in an enchanted village in England's West Country where the people's bliss is marred by a dark shadow.

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User Review  - Jean - Goodreads

Now and then, it is good for the soul to set aside the Songs of Experience, and read from the Songs of Innocence. The Little White Horse is one such song. It is marvelously innocent--from its pure ... Read full review

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User Review  - Joy C. - Goodreads

This is a very unique and special sort of book! I was recommended to look up Elizabeth Goudge by my friend Anna, and I can see now that she might indeed join the ranks of my favourite authors in time ... Read full review


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About the author (1946)

Elizabeth Goudge (1900-1984) received the MGM Literary Award, the Literary Guild Award, and a Carnegie Medal for The Little White Horse (which J.K. Rowling claimed was her favorite childhood book). She wrote many books, both fiction and non-fiction, for adults and children.