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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Watch the movie (The Secret of Moonacre)!!!

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I read the book only because I am in love with the movie "The Secret of Moonacre", which is based off of this book. This is the only time I can actually say that the movie is better than the book. The ... Read full review

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I had high hopes for this book, but what a disappointment! I found the writing style unbearably twee. It was written in 1946 and is consequently very sexist and racist in its character descriptions ... Read full review

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Section 1
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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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