Marjorie Mary Oliver & Eva Ducat: Ponies and Caravans

Although published during World War II, in this book the only dark clouds are little ones, and they soon blow over. There’s a journey down to Dartmoor to buy some of the best Dartmoor ponies in the country. The charmed world in this book has a particular poignancy when you realise its earliest readers were living a life of rationing, bombing raids and the threat of invasion. Ponies and Carvans must have seemed like a glimpse into another, and kindlier world.

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Also by these authors in this series

The Ponies of Bunts
Sea Ponies
Ponies and Caravans

Originally published: 1941

Reviews

This trilogy is gorgeous. Beautifully written. Swallows and Amazons with ponies instead of sailing dingies. (MD)

Of its time in writing style the book starts with a very appealing cover and then there’s a good mix of characters and an interesting storyline. This is the third book of a trilogy but each can be read as a stand alone story, and of the three I personally like this one the best. Recommended. (Dawn)

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Author: Marjorie Mary Oliver and Eva Ducat