de Angeli, Marguerite

About the author

Marguerite de Angeli wrote and illustrated 28 of her own books, and illustrated many more. Yonie Wonder Nose (1944) was a Newbery Honor Book, and she won the Newbery medal in 1950 with The Door in the Wall.

Finding the book
Easy to find.  

Links and sources
Obituary: L A Times, June 20, 1987
Marguerite de Angeli at the Lapeer Library, MI (link no longer works)

Bibliography (horse books only)

The Empty Barn

Westminster Press, Philadelphia, 1966, 60 pp

Kate and her family move to the country, but there’s nothing living in the barn! Kate and her grandfather have plans though, and they fill the barn with all sorts of animals: goats, dogs, cats and eventually, a horse.