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The Open Gate

By: Pullein-Thompson, Christine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Mayflower Books: 1970

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller Id: 10144

ISBN: 058330060X

Condition: Very Good


5th printing paperback showing light edge wear, name and glue rems on inside cover, 128 pp text tight and bright. An open gate means adventure! It did for the Alcotts and Fishers. At night motorcyclists are up to mischief with the ponies of the riding school, and the young riders have to stop it or that will be an end to their riding. There is tension and excitement in this story of ponies and their riders, continuing the story of The Empty Field, previously published by the Pullein-Thompsons View more info

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Candy Stops a Train Pony Stories

By: Pullein-Thompson, Christine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Paperbird (Ladybird): 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 10618

ISBN: 0721411711

Condition: Very Good


Bit of curl at tips, 43 pg text clean. When Liz, Neil and Vicky Fraser discover that the family pony, Candy, is missing from her paddock, little do they know what a frantic race against time lies in store for them. View more info

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Ponies in the Park

By: Pullein-Thompson, Christine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, The Hamlyn Publishing Group: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14007

ISBN: 060020457X

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition paperback. 128 pp text is tight and bright, light surface wear on tips. When Andy, Rosie, Clara and their mother are left at Park Farm by an elderly uncle, Rosie thinks her dreams have come true. They can live in the country, and have ponies, and learn to ride! But the farm has to pay its way, and their efforts to turn it into an animal centre, with different breeds of ponies and other tourist attractions, are fraught with all kings of problems. Somehow they must make it work, but can they do it in time? View more info

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Ponies in the Blizzard

By: Pullein-Thompson, Christine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Arrow Books Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 14008

ISBN: 0099380609

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback, 128 pp text is tight and bright, light surface wear on tips. A wild beast is loose near Park Farm Animal Centre. It has not been seen close to, but the police suspect that it is the Wells' family watchdog, Kelly. The Wells' children are sure that their beloved dog is not to blame and try to find the real beast, only to become lost in a blizzard. Can they survive the elements and catch the beast? View more info

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Candy Goes to the Gymkhana

By: Pullein-Thompson, Christine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: England, Paperbird: 1989

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 14826

ISBN: 072141172X

Condition: Near Fine


43 pp. 1st edition soft cover with negligible wear at tips, internally fine. When they hear that there is to be a local gymkhana, the Fraser children decide to enter their pony, Candy. They spend the next few weeks preparing for their events. on the great day they set out with high hopes of winning. But they soon find out that winning isn't everything. View more info

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Follyfoot Pony Quiz Book

By: Pullein-Thompson, Christine

Price: $3.00

Publisher: London, Piccolo: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 15135

ISBN: 0330239694

Condition: Very Good +


1st edition soft cover with light creases on tips, text tight and bright, fep removed, a few lightly finished quizzes but essentially clean. 156 pp. Perfect for instructors, pony clubbers and 4-H'ers on rainy days!! View more info

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Thundering Hooves A Collection of Horse Stories

By: Pullein-Thompson, Christine

Price: $5.00

Publisher: London, Kingfisher Books: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 15955

ISBN: 0753400308

Condition: Very Good


1st edition paperback showing light surface wear on illustrated covers, one small crease on lower corner of cover. 223 p. text is tight, crisp and unmarked. A collection of stories and extracts from classics such as National Velvet and Green Grass of Wyoming, plus offerings by Enid Bagnold, Walter Farley, Daphne Maurier, Mary O'Hara, K. M. Peyton, Arthur Ransome, along with more unusual offerings from C. S. Lewis, George Orwell, and Dick Francis. View more info

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Horse & Pony Stories A Thoroughbred Collection

By: Pullein-Thompson, Christine

Price: $12.00

Publisher: London, Kingfisher Books: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 16030

ISBN: 0862729335

Condition: Near Fine


Lovely 1st edition pictorial hardcover in matching dj. Book and jacket have light color loss at still sharp tips, dj has bit of curl at head of front board, now in new mylar and looks fab. 256 p. A carefully gathered anthology that ranges from the legend of Pegasus though RD Blackmore's Lorna Doone and Mary O'Hara's My Friend Flicka, and includes present-day favorites like Monica Dickens' Follyfoot, Michael Morpurgo's War Horse and a hunting story by Christine herself. Classic writers, too, have been inspired by this subject. In Conan Doyle's intriguing Silver Blaze, Sherlock Holmes investig... View more info

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Phantom Horse

By: Pullein-Thompson, Christine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London and Glasgow, Collins: 1962

Seller Id: 46332

Condition: Good


Solid hardcover in light blue paper covered boards with a silver seagul and The Seagull Library on foot of frt board. Lower edge of boards sunned, all corners and spine ends bumped but no rub through. Gift dedication on fep from former owner, hinges fine, 188 pp text browned but not brittle, edges of page block darkened. Professionally reproduced color dj shows color loss at spine ends and along front flap fold line, which is 1/4" from proper fore-edge of frt board, still displays well in new mylar with rearing horse on dj backstrip. When Jean and her brother Angus learned that their ... View more info

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The Empty Field

By: Pullein-Thompson, Christine

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Dragon Books 1976 (c1967):

Edition: Reprint

Seller Id: 4306

ISBN: 0583300561

Condition: Very Good


Very good with surface worn paperback cover. Text is tight and bright, name on rear page form, name and addy on fep. Three horses condemned to death! Nine boys and girls, all pony lovers, struggle furiously to save them. They organize a gymkhana in their efforts to secure a reprieve. But working against them is the wretched Jim Morgan. One day instead of horses the children find - an empty field! Yet there is still hope. View more info

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Phantom Horse Goes to Ireland

By: Pullein-Thompson, Christine

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Severn House: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 23518

ISBN: 0727805622

Condition: Good +


First edition exlib hardcover with fep removed, 127 p. text ttight and bright. Unclipped, original dj in new mylar displays OK. There was a rapping at the door. It was Donnie O'Reagan. "You had better come quick," he said. "Phantom's down. I can't get him up on my own." Phantom was lying on his side, kicking against the partition, making a terrible noise. He was soaked in sweat. His tattered mane clung to his neck and his sides were spattered with peat. Angus hit him saying, "Phantom, get up. Come on, move." All the time my heart was beating like a piston engine and I... View more info

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Phantom Horse

By: Pullein-Thompson, Christine

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London and Glasgow, Collins: 1962

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46913

Condition: Near Fine


1st edition hardcover in light blue paper covered boards with a silver seagull and The Seagull Library on foot of frt board. Book shows bumped spine ends but tips remain sharp. Tidy owner's name & addy on fep, hinges fine, 188 pp text browned at periphery but not brittle, top edge dyed blue. Unclipped, original color dj shows color loss at spine ends and along front flap fold line, which is 1/8" from proper fore-edge of frt board, still displays well in new mylar with rearing horse on dj backstrip. When Jean and her brother Angus learned that their father had been posted to Washington... View more info

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Fair Girls and Grey Horses Memories of a Country Childhood - Pullein-Thompson Sisters Biography

By: Pullein-Thompson, Josephine, Diana and Christine

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Allison & Busby Ltd.: 1996

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46824

ISBN: 0850319897

Condition: Near Fine


First edition exlib hardcover with sticker pull and some white-out on blank fep. Backstrip of dj lightly sunned with call tag a pinch darker than the area around it. 222 pp crisp, bright and tight. B&W photo sections within. Faint moisture mark at head of page block near spine is barely noticeable. Daughters of novelist, Joanna Cannan, the trio of Pullein-Thompson sisters, Josephine, the eldest, and twins, Diana and Christine all followed after their mother in writing about their ponies and their lives. In all, the trio of sisters have penned over 150 stories and are known world-wide for... View more info

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It Began With Picotee

By: Pullein-Thompson, Josephine, Diana and Christine

Price: $250.00

Publisher: London, Adam & Charles Black: 1946

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: R46882

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in green cloth covered boards with red title box on head of backstrip with silver gilt titles. Tips bumped, spine ends crumpled, neither are rubbed open. Bit of light handling soil on boards and edge of page block. Hinge papers are fine, tidy gift presentation (non-authorial) on half title page, rest of 188 page text is tight, bright, crisp and unmarked. Original dust wrapper has a green background with a cream oval showing the three sisters riding three ponies one following the other out for a walk in the country. Jacket shows small chips at tips and spine ends, and... View more info