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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The main thing I liked about this book was the writing style. No, seriously. IT WAS ADORABLE. It made me smile, and it reminded me of soft tinkly piano music. It was gorgeous and adorable and ahhhh. Not my favourite book in general, but I liked it. :-) Read full review

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4.5 The Little White Horse was a superb read that will forever stay in the depths of my mind. This book included wonderful wisps of fantasy and magic, with scrumptious details of the food and ... 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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