About the author
Irene Brady is an American author and illustrator, best known for her animal stories. She’s written on many different animals; her one horse story is Doodlebug, which changed title and front cover orientation when it appeared as a paperback. She also wrote America’s Horses and Ponies (1969) – non fiction, but it looks a lovely book.
Finding the book
Easy to find in both printings.
Bibliography (horse books only)
Houghton Mifflin, Boston, 1977, 35 pp, illus the author
As A Horse Named Doodlebug
Scholastic Book Services, New York,1979
A young girl finds that the injured, disheveled pony she buys out of pity at an auction is really the black stallion of her dreams.