Downie, James M

About the author

James M Downie was an Australian author. He wrote children’s stories, mostly based on flying, and flying doctors. Some of his books, including Warrigal, the Story of a Wild Horse, Killer-Dog, and The Treasure of the Never-Never, were illustrated by his brother, John C Downie.

Finding the book
Reasonably easy to find, though not necessarily with dustjackets.

Links and sources
Austlit – the Australian Literature Resource

Bibliography (horse books only)

Warrigal – The Story of a Wild Horse

Hutchinson & Co, London, 1935, 190 pp, illus John C Downie

The Treasure of the Never-Never

Blackie, London, 1936, 254 pp.