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Belle Coates

That Colt Fireplug

Scribner, New York, 1958, 55 pp, illus Wesley Dennis



Tim buys an orphaned foal. The foal is part draft horse. Tim knows the foal’s ancestors were
fire horses, so he wonders what lies in store for his colt.



Belle Coates wrote several animal books for children, including That Colt Fireplug, which has the benefit of beautiful illustrations by Wesley Dennis.


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