The Penny Pony

Cathy and Roger can’t afford a real pony, but then spot an almost life size pony attached to an ancient pram.

Publishing history
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1961 – Antelope Books, 95 pp, illus Juliette Palmer
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1963 (school edition), Antelope Books 21, 95 pp, illus Juliette Palmer
Puffin, pb, 1968, illus Juliette Palmer.

Cathy and Roger can’t afford a real pony, but then spot an almost life size pony attached to an ancient pram. They manage to earn a penny to buy it, and Cathy in particular is devoted to it. Then they go away on holiday, leaving the household under the efficient management of their aunt, and disaster ensues.

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Barbara Willard