Riding Days in Hook’s Hollow

Catherine Blakeney has come to stay with her grandmother in Cheshire. She is shy, terrified of ponies, and completely overwhelmed by the lively duo Wake and Torfreda Conway.

Publishing history
Country Life, London, 1944, illus Stanley Lloyd
Westminster Press, Philadelphia, PA, 1948

Catherine Blakeney has come to stay with her grandmother in Cheshire. She is shy, terrified of ponies, and completely overwhelmed by the lively duo Wake and Torfreda Conway. Under their influence, she thaws out, and proves herself a very good rider. There’s a little adult romance in this story too.

Hook’s Hollow
Riding Days in Hook Hollow, 1944
Horseman’s Island, 1950
Land of Ponies, 1951

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Marjorie Mary Oliver