Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Misty The Wonder Pony

During the Ebay semi-binge shopping spree of 2014, I bought this.
It was published in 1956, which was 9 years after the publication of Misty of Chincoteague. It was 'written' by Misty herself. It is a part of the Tip Top Elf books that include Mother Goose, The Ten Commandments, and many more stories. It's told from the point of view of Misty and goes from her foal days up to her leaving Marguerite Henry to go back to Chincoteague.

 Marguerite Henry isn't named in the story, but from the illustrations and story you can put two and two together of who this 'lady' is.

The story includes Misty's birthday parties and her being the only four-legged member of the American Library Association. It ended with Misty telling the reader that it's time to go back to Chincoteague.
"But now I've a yearning to go back to my wild island home. I want a little pony tagging at my heels. I want to raise up colts of my own. And so I'm off to Chincoteague. I want to be a Mother."
This is an adorable book. Can't wait to add yet another Misty thing to my Misty collector class stuff. :)

1 comment:

  1. I have a stone pont problem and you have a eBay and misty book problem haha