Hi Jessica,This question is a long shot, but maybe you can help. I have been searching for the name and author of books I read as a child that left a lasting imprint- and have corresponded with librarians in Britain to no avail. Someone must know, because these stories were so great.
It was a series of three books, possibly 150 or so pages in each,and they were written by two British school girls about children on summer holiday in Dartmoor, three siblings and a mysterious boy named Maurice, they all had ponies they rode everywhere and I remember the smallest child had an Exmoor pony and the older sister rode a pony named Talisman. The stories were each a summer full of pony adventures and were very well told.
A nice British lady loaned them to us,they had been her favorite books as well. I think they must have been written in the fifties, maybe a bit earlier. I thought one was titled The Far Distant Oxer, but maybe that was just the name of a chapter I remember. I am sure my children would enjoy them today and I would be so happy to find them again. I enjoy your site and if I dont hear from you on this one I will understand! Thanks for your time! Sarah
These were wonderful "pony stories". Now, good luck finding them - it's taken me years just to find the first two, and I'm still looking for a copy of "Oxus in Summer".
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