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Misty of Chincoteague

Misty of Chincoteague( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Henry, Marguerite
Illustrator: Dennis, Wesley
ISBN:978-0-02-743622-8
Publication Date:Nov 1990
Publisher:Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Imprint:Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

On an island off the coasts of Virginia and Maryland lives a centuries-old band of wild ponies. Among them is the most mysterious of all, Phantom, a rarely seen mare that eludes all efforts to capture her--that is, until a young boy and girl lay eyes on her and determine that they can't live without her. The frenzied roundup that follows on the next "Pony Penning Day" does indeed bring Phantom into their lives, in a way they never would have suspected. Phantom would forever be a...
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Book Details
Pages:176
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / General
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Horses
Juvenile Fiction / Family / Siblings
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.25 x 8 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:1.115 Pounds
Author Biography
Henry, Marguerite (Author)
Marguerite Henry was born on April 12, 1902 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After high school, she attended the Milwaukee State Teachers College. She became an English teacher.

She sold her first published story to a woman's magazine in 1913. Her first book, "Justin Morgan Had a Horse" was named a Newberry Honor Book. This and her other titles to follow were written in collaboration with illustrator, Wesley Dennis. They worked together until his death in 1996. Her other works included "King of the Wind," the story of the Godolphin Arabian horse, which won a Newberry Award, "Misty of Chincoteague," which won the Junior Book Award Medal of the Boys' Clubs of America, and "Justin Morgan Had a Horse," which won the Junior Scholastic Gold Seal Award. She was presented the Children's Reading Roundtable Award for her lasting contribution to children's reading in 1961. At the time of her death she had written 58 books. Her works have been translated into eight languages.

Marguerite Henry died of complications from a series of strokes on November 26, 1997 in California.



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