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The beautiful valley of Moonacre is shadowed by the memory of the Moon Princess and the mysterious little white horse. When Maria Merryweather comes there on a visit she finds herself involved with an ancient feud. She is determined to restore peace and happiness to the whole of Moonacre Valley. And Maria usually gets her own way* ?
"The Little White Horse was my favourite childhood book. I absolutely adored it. It had a cracking plot. It was scary and romantic in parts and had a feisty heroine." - J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter books, writing in The Bookseller.
Suitable for: Children aged 9+
ELIZABETH GOUDGE was a popular adult novelist who also wrote a number of well-loved children's fantasies. She was awarded the Libary Association's Carnegie Medal for The Little White Horse in 1946. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
I had read some Elizabeth Goudge when young and had heard of this book all my life, but, when I came across the 2000 edition and saw the puff on the cover that JK Rowling... Read morePublished 23 hours ago by millicentlyd
Bought as a Christmas present for my mother who had childhood memories of this book. She greatly enjoyed it and it was a great idea and gratefully received, thank you. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Victoria Dyer
An enchanting tale of a young orphan girl who arrives at Moonacre Manor to live with her cousin. The village of Silverydew is threatened by the Men of the Black Woods. Read morePublished 29 days ago by mary Watson
I first read this book about 45 years ago when it was put in our school library and there was a waiting list to get it out. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Handyann
What a wonderful film. Know it is a bit different from the book but it is still very good . My Grandaughter was engrossed and I have to say so was I. Magical.Published 1 month ago by Margart Lansbrough
Like many here, I read this first when I was about 9 or 10. I got it from the library and I must have got it out quite a few times. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Book Worm Monster
A beautiful fairy tale which I read many, many years ago as a child and have revisited. Beautiful, descriptive language and a must read for any child that believes in fairies.Published 3 months ago by Mrs S Cooper