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Diana Walker

Diana Walker wrote children’s books, amongst which are these two horse books. Mother Wants a Horse is the sequel to Year of the Horse.  


Finding the books: neither title was published in the UK, and both are easily available in the US.  


Year of the Horse
Abelard-Schuman, New York, 1975, cover art Barbara McGee

Harper & Row, New York, 1979, cover art Fran Stiles


Joanna’s brothers take care of a horse while his owner is in hospital. Joanna is
not particularly interested in the horse until she sees John on his horse, which
makes her think that maybe horses aren’t such a bad thing.

Mother Wants a Horse

Crowell, New York, 1978, cover art Andrew Rhodes



Joanna is unable to ride in the Royal Horse Show after she has an accident. After meeting two
little girls whose mother wants a horse, she finds her times is taken up.



Bibliography - horse books only


Joanna

Year of the Horse

Mother Wants a Horse