Wilson, Penelope Coker

About the author

Penelope Coker Wilson was born in South Carolina, to a mother, Elizabeth Boatwright Coker, who was an author. She wrote one horse story about a Shetland pony given to a New York boy who doesn’t have anywhere sensible to keep him.

Finding the book
Easy to find.

Links and sources
Contemporary news story on Fancy (no longer extant)
Terri Wear: Horse Stories: An Annotated Bibliography


Fancy and the Cement Patch

Reilly & Lee, 1964, Chicago, 60 pp, illus Frank Aloise

A Shetland pony story: Jamie’s uncle gives him Fancy, a Shetland. The major problem here is that however small Fancy is, Jamie doesn’t have anywhere to graze her. He lives in New York and the only outside space they have is a cement patch.