Dobrin, Arnold

About the author

Arnold Dobrin wrote and illustrated numerous children’s books, both fiction and non-fiction. He was a keen traveller, and this provided background for several of his books, including Irish, which allowed him to write about two passions: horses and Ireland.

Finding the book
Reasonably easy to find in the USA. It was not published in the UK.

Links and sources
National Library of Congress
Dustjacket of Irish

Bibliography (horse books only)


Walker & Company, New York, 1976, illus the author. Unpaginated.

Eileen O’Connor, a young Irish girl, has finally earned enough money to buy a horse. She tries a neighbour’s hunter, called Irish, and has him on trial to see if she’s ready for a horse that’s a bit more than she’s been used to.