Dora at Follyfoot

A story featuring the characters who first appeared in Follyfoot With the Colonel away, Dora and Steve are left in charge of Follyfoot Farm When Dora decides to buy Amigo, an old lame horse, everyone at the farm helps her to win the Moonlight Pony Steeplechase and pay back the money.
Dora at Follyfoot A story featuring the characters who first appeared in Follyfoot With the Colonel away Dora and Steve are left in charge of Follyfoot Farm When Dora decides to buy Amigo an old lame horse everyone

  • Title: Dora at Follyfoot
  • Author: Monica Dickens
  • ISBN: 9780749709181
  • Page: 208
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Dora at Follyfoot”

    1. An op shop find (50c). A pony book that wasn't one of my favourites back when I was a kid, but oh boy, did I enjoy it this time around. Wonderfully written, great plot, and the warmth, gentle humour and characters behaving decently, that I expect in pony stories.I'll take Monica's writing over grandfather Charles' any day.

    2. I recently reread all the Monica Dickens children's novels that I read during my childhood and it struck me what a brilliant (and totally underrated) writer this lady was. At a time when writers were still allowed to be creative, imaginative and different and not everything was edited to sleek perfection, she created works that were fresh, real and often acutely to the point. Her observations of how the human race interacts and her characterisations are spot on - only she gets people down to a t [...]

    3. This is the first book I read in one day when I was about 10. Since then I have always had a book on the go.

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