The First Rosette

David Smith is not like the rest of his family: he only wants to ride.

Publishing history
Burke, London, 1956, illus Sheila Rose
Dragon pb 1967, cover Mary Gernat. 124 pp
Dragon pb, date unknown.

David Smith is not like the rest of his family: he only wants to ride. He meets Pat, the Master’s daughter, but he still has no pony until he gets one as a reward. His next pony, Folly, and David get on well, and it seems that she has a great future as a show jumper.

David and Pat
The First Rosette
The Second Mount
Three To Ride
The Lost Pony
For Want of a Saddle is a connector: it features Mick and Janice who appear first in The Lost Pony

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Christine Pullein-Thompson