Breed of Giants

Josh Johnson breeds Shire horses, but then runs into bad luck: his best horse has an accident, and more disasters follow, including foot and mouth on a nearby farm. Once more though, he builds up his winning strain of horses.

Publishing history
Hammond, London, 1966, illus David Rook
Viking Press, New York, 1967, illus David Rook
Corgi pb, 1968, 1975, 1979

Josh Johnson breeds Shire horses, but then runs into bad luck: his best horse has an accident, and more disasters follow, including foot and mouth on a nearby farm. Once more though, he builds up his winning strain of horses.

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Joyce Stranger