Turner, Gerry

About the author

Gerry Turner wrote five books, amongst which was the horse book Hide-out for a Horse. Set in New York, it is the story of a girl’s attempt to hide the carriage horse Pie when he no longer has anywhere to live.

Finding the book
The book is easy to find in the USA. The UK printing is harder to locate, but not impossible.

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)

Hide-out for a Horse

Doubleday, New York, 1967, 117 pp, illus Kiyoaki Komoda
MacDonald & Co, London, 1968, 111 pp, illus Bewley, Sheila

Mr Kirby and his white carriage horse, Pie, are out of work. They have nowhere to stay, and no money. It is Christmas in New York, as well as cold and snowing, and Lindy wants to help her friend Mr Kirby and his horse.