(1902 - 1997)
Marguerite Henry was an American writer of children’s books. Her fifty-nine books based on true stories of horses and other animals captivated entire generations. She won the annual Newbery Medal for one of her books about horses and she was a runner-up for two others. One of the latter, Misty of Chincoteague (1947), was the basis for several sequels and for the 1961 movie Misty.
An anthology of stories, poems and articles, some of which have new illustrations.
Charles E. Carryl
Manning De V. Lee