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  - Mary Catelli - Goodreads

A children's book about an orphan, Maria Merryweather, sent off into a countryside valley, with her governess and her pet dog. Her guardian makes her welcome and talks about the moon Merryweathers ... Read full review

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User Review  - Danielle Ste. Just - Goodreads

One of my favorite books from my childhood. I reread it so often I knew right where it was shelved in my local library. Miss Heliotrope fascinated me! I reread it a few years ago, and although I now ... Read full review

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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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