Misty of Chincoteague
Nobody could capture the Phantom. She was the wildest mare on Assateauge Island. They said she was like the wind, that the white "map" on her shoulders was her mark of freedom.
Paul and Maureen Beebe had their hearts set on owning her. They were itching to buy and tame her, and worked hard to earn the money she would cost. But the roundup men had tried to capture her and for two years she had escaped them....
Pony Penning Day holds a surprise for everyone, for Paul not only brings in the Phantom, but her newborn colt as well. Can Paul and Maureen possibly earn enough to buy them both?
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On an island off the coasts of Virginia and Maryland lives a centuries-old band of wild ponies. Among them is the most mysterious of all, Phantom, a rarely seen mare that eludes all efforts to capture her--that is, until a young boy and girl lay eyes on her and determine that they can't live without her. The frenzied roundup that follows on the next "Pony Penning Day" does indeed bring Phantom into their lives, in a way they never would have suspected. Phantom would forever be a creature of the wild. But her gentle, loyal colt Misty is another story altogether.
Marguerite Henry's Newbery Honor Book has captivated generations of boys and girls both with its thrilling descriptions of true incidents from the tiny island of Chincoteague, and its realistic yet wonderfully magical atmosphere. This story of an animal brought into captivity poignantly reveals the powerful opposing forces of humans and nature. Wesley Dennis's pen-and-ink ponies are masterfully depicted with rippling muscles, shaggy coats, and free spirits. (Ages 9 to 12) --Emilie CoulterAbout the Author:
Marguerite Henry was the beloved author of such classic horse stories as King of the Wind, Misty of Chincoteague, and Stormy: Misty’s Foal, all of which are available in Aladdin paperback editions.
Wesley Dennis was best known for his illustrations in collaboration with author Marguerite Henry. They published sixteen books together.
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Book Description Scholastic Inc. Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0590023888I5N00
Book Description Scholastic Inc. Book Condition: Good. . Owner's name inside. Bookseller Inventory # T11A-00082
Book Description Scholastic Inc. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: Good. 0590023888 19TH PRINTING. COVER HAS LIGHT CREASING AND LIGHT SURFACE WEAR. 159 PAGE TEXT HAS ONLY VERY LIGHT WEAR. YOUTH. 5.25'' X 7.75''. WE USE BUBBLE MAILERS. Bookseller Inventory # Z0590023888Z3
Book Description Scholastic Inc, 1947. Book Condition: Good. TX 1146. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP86559551
Book Description Book Condition: Good. [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ][ Ships Daily ] [ Underlining/Highlighting: NONE ] [ Writing: NONE ] [ Edition: eighth ] Publisher: Scholastic Pub Date: 1/1/1947 Binding: Paperback Pages: 160 eighth edition. Bookseller Inventory # 5455032
Book Description Scholastic Inc, 1947. Paperback. Book Condition: Used: Very Good. Bookseller Inventory # HalfMoonCollectibles3145
Book Description Scholastic, Incorporated. Soft cover. Book Condition: Poor. Dennis, Wesley (illustrator). No date, cover price $1.95. Front creased, cover worn and stained, 2 sm spots back+ edge, no writing, binding is strong. Bookseller Inventory # 000539
Book Description Scholastic, Incorporated, 1967. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fair. Dennis, Wesley (illustrator). 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Binding Tight, Pages Wrinkled, Cover Worn And Bumped. Bookseller Inventory # 007188
Book Description Scholastic, Incorporated, 1967. Soft cover. Book Condition: Fair. Dennis, Wesley (illustrator). Light coverwear, fade, tiny tape base of spine. name + address label 1st pg, no dogear. cover worn and bumped. Bookseller Inventory # 000557
Book Description Scholastic. Soft cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dennis, Wesley (illustrator). unopened new book, faint shelfwear. Inside classic illustrations by Wesley Dennis, full color cover art by other artist. Bookseller Inventory # 000627