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.