The Team

Ruth has outgrown Fly, and at a local auction she buys Peter’s outgrown and utterly beloved pony, Toad.

Publishing history
Oxford University Press, 1975, 177pp, illus the author
Thomas Y. Crowell, USA, 1976
Sparrow pb, 1982, Red Fox, pb, 1990
Fidra Books, pb, 2008

Ruth has outgrown Fly, and at a local auction she buys Peter’s outgrown and utterly beloved pony, Toad. Peter wants him back, but Ruth decides to keep him and a wedge is driven between them. Ruth has a huge struggle to learn to ride Toad, and then finds Fly, whom she sold, is not being kept well.

The Maybridge Series
Fly-by-Night
The Team
Pennington’s Seventeenth Summer
The Beethoven Medal
Prove Yourself a Hero
A Midsummer Night’s Death
The Last Ditch (Free Rein)
Marion’s Angel

Other editions

K M Peyton