The Donkey Derby

Lucky’s career as a beach donkey doesn’t work out well, and so he is sold to be a companion to a racehorse, Lucifer.

Publishing history
Faber & Faber, London, 1963, 144 pp, illus Raoul Millais
Duell, New York, 1963, 144 pp, illus Raoul Millais
Long Barn Books, Ebrinton, Gloucestershire, 2006,144 pp, illus Raoul Millais

Lucky’s career as a beach donkey doesn’t work out well, and so he is sold to be a companion to a racehorse, Lucifer. Lucky’s calm nature helps Lucifer, until someone makes the mistake of buying the racehorse, but not the donkey.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hester Knight