Ponies in the Attic

Debbie is lonely, with her two bossy brothers and her impatient aunt, but she makes friends with a boy called Dan, when she’s chasing after a New Forest pony she’s seen peering through the hedge.

Publishing history
Hutchinson, London,1970, illus Elisabeth Grant
Puffin, pb, 1973

Debbie is lonely, with her two bossy brothers and her impatient aunt, but she makes friends with a boy called Dan when she’s chasing after a New Forest pony she’s seen peering through the hedge. However, Dan changes when she mentions where she lives, and the ponies she’s found, drawn on the walls of the attic.  It turns out that Dan used to live in the house Rufus Acre, and he misses it with all his heart.

Sequel
Ponies in Peril

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Irene Makin