Readers who love horses will cherish this blue-ribbon collection of fifteen short stories by such famous authors as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Saki, and Erle Stanley Gardner. Suitable for ages 10 and older, these tales of wild and tame horses offer a thrilling blend of adventure and realism.
The collection opens with an abridgment of Anna Sewell's classic Black Beauty, the moving account of a horse's working life, pulling cabs in Victorian London. Subsequent stories include "Her First Horse Show" by David Gray, "The Brogue" by Saki, Mary E. Wilkins Freeman's "The Doctor's Horse," "Carved in Sand" by Erle Stanley Gardner, and many others.
James Daley is the editor of several Dover anthologies, including The World's Greatest Short Stories, Favorite Christmas Poems, Great Speeches by African Americans, and Great Writers on the Art of Fiction.
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