The Little White Horse

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Buccaneer Books, 1946 - Juvenile Fiction - 219 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  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Hits all the cliches about the orphan girl, the mansion, the mystery... but in fresh, lovely, and wise way. JK Rowling admits to having enjoyed this when she was a girl. Read full review

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User Review  - kerryelizabeth - LibraryThing

Book two of my nostalgic journey through my favourite childhood books is now complete, and with no hesitation at all I add it to my favourites as an adult, too. This is one of those tales that will ... Read full review

Contents

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Section 2
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Section 3
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About the author (1946)

Elizabeth Goudge was a British novelist (19001984) born into the home of an Anglican priest and theologian. She wrote childrens books as well as novelsher "Green Dolphin Street" was made into an Academy-Award winning film. In style and themes she parallels English writers such as the creator of the Miss Read series as well mirroring the spiritual depth found in George MacDonalds Victorian novels. She won the Carnegie Award in 1947 for "The Little White Horse", which is J. K. Rowlings favorite childrens book.

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