Ponies, ponies, ponies
Jean Merrill (1923 -
Jean Merrill’s best known book is The Pushcart Wars, in which city pushcart vendors refuse to be bullied by the drivers of huge trucks, and strike back.
Finding the book: easy to find; it was not published in the UK.
Links and sources
Terri A. Wear: Horse Stories, an Annotated Bibliography, Scarecrow Press, 1987
National Library of Congress
Jean Merrill: the de Grummond collection
Further biographical information
The Superlative Horse
W R Scott, New York, 1961, 79 pp
Scholastic Book Services, 1961, illus Ronnie Solbert
An historical story. The Chinese ruler sends the young boy Han Kan in search of the superlative
horse, which raises no dust and leaves no tracks; this to prove that Han Kan will be a worthy
successor to the Duke’s chief groom Po Lo.