Gale, Martin

About the author

Martin Gale was a pseudonym used by Barbara van Doren, who also wrote under the name Barbara Klaw. The books she wrote as Martin Gale are aimed at younger children.

Finding the book
The book is not hugely easy to find in the USA.

Links and sources
Terri A. Wear: Horse Stories, an Annotated Bibliography, Scarecrow Press, 1987
Many thanks to Lisa Catz for the photograph .

Bibliography (horse books only)

A Pony Named Nubbin

Viking, 1939, 73 pp, illus Margaret Van Doren

Nubbin is a very small Shetland pony. She is taught how to be a riding school pony, but she is, as Shetlands are, very stubborn. She doesn’t relent until Sue starts to visit her.