W G Harrap, London, 1947, illus Violet Morgan, 256 pp.
Reprinted, Harrap, 1949
This book starts off conventionally enough with the Pentire girls competing at a show. The ponies Punch and Judy then go missing, and it takes a while before it dawns on anyone that they have been stolen, and haven’t just strayed.
The Pentire Family series
The Four Pentires and Jimmy, 1947
We Four and Sandy, 1947
A Green Fox, 1949
The Badgers of Quinion, 1950
Vicky and the Pentires, 1951
Red Conker, 1952
Many thanks to Ivan Tammas for the photograph