Imatge de l'autor

Marguerite Henry (1902–1997)

Autor/a de Misty of Chincoteague

85+ obres 37,690 Membres 246 Ressenyes 35 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Marguerite Henry was born on April 12, 1902 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After high school, she attended the Milwaukee State Teachers College. She became an English teacher. She sold her first published story to a woman's magazine in 1913. Her first book, "Justin Morgan Had a Horse" was named a mostra'n més Newberry Honor Book. This and her other titles to follow were written in collaboration with illustrator, Wesley Dennis. They worked together until his death in 1996. Her other works included "King of the Wind," the story of the Godolphin Arabian horse, which won a Newberry Award, "Misty of Chincoteague," which won the Junior Book Award Medal of the Boys' Clubs of America, and "Justin Morgan Had a Horse," which won the Junior Scholastic Gold Seal Award. She was presented the Children's Reading Roundtable Award for her lasting contribution to children's reading in 1961. At the time of her death she had written 58 books. Her works have been translated into eight languages. Marguerite Henry died of complications from a series of strokes on November 26, 1997 in California. mostra'n menys
Crèdit de la imatge: Misty of Chincoteague Foundation


Obres de Marguerite Henry

Misty of Chincoteague (1947) 7,936 exemplars
King of the Wind: The Story of the Godolphin Arabian (1948) — Autor — 5,836 exemplars
Justin Morgan Had a Horse (1945) 3,158 exemplars
Stormy, Misty's Foal (1947) 3,015 exemplars
Sea Star: Orphan of Chincoteague (1949) 2,680 exemplars
Brighty of the Grand Canyon (1953) 2,652 exemplars
Misty's Twilight (1992) 1,570 exemplars
Mustang: Wild Spirit of the West (1966) 1,461 exemplars
Album of Horses (1951) 1,153 exemplars
Black Gold (1957) 1,102 exemplars
White Stallion of Lipizza (1964) 1,012 exemplars
Born to Trot (1950) 808 exemplars
Robert Fulton: Boy Craftsman (1945) 724 exemplars
Brown Sunshine of Sawdust Valley (1996) 522 exemplars
Gaudenzia, Pride of the Palio (1960) 266 exemplars
All About Horses (1843) 255 exemplars
Cinnabar: The One O'Clock Fox (1956) 251 exemplars
Five O'Clock Charlie (1962) 250 exemplars
The Little Fellow (1975) 220 exemplars
Our First Pony (1984) 138 exemplars
Birds at Home (1942) 119 exemplars
Album of Dogs (1955) 73 exemplars
Dear Readers and Riders (1969) 66 exemplars
Shamrock Queen (Always Reddy) (1947) 63 exemplars
A Pictorial Life Story of Misty (1810) 61 exemplars
Geraldine Belinda (1942) — Autor — 57 exemplars
Muley Ears: Nobody's Dog (1959) 28 exemplars
One Man's Horse (1977) 27 exemplars
Stories from Around the World (1974) 15 exemplars
A Boy and a Dog (1944) 11 exemplars
An Innkeeper's Horse (1988) 9 exemplars
Mexico in Story and Picture (1941) 8 exemplars
Canada in Story and Picture (1941) 7 exemplars
Alaska in Story and Picture (1941) 5 exemplars
A Colt Is Born (1988) 5 exemplars
Brazil in Story and Picture (1943) 5 exemplars
Panama in Story and Picture (1943) 3 exemplars
Misty Makes a Movie (1961) 3 exemplars
Album of Horses 2 exemplars
Born To Trot 2 exemplars
Hawaii in Story and Pictures (1946) 2 exemplars
Dilly Dally Sally (1940) 2 exemplars
Misty The Whirlpool 1 exemplars
Albumn of Horses 1 exemplars
Chile in Story and Picture (1941) 1 exemplars
My Misty Diary 1 exemplars
Portfolio of Horses (1952) 1 exemplars

Obres associades

The Illustrated Treasury of Children's Literature, Volumes 1-2 (1955) — Col·laborador — 460 exemplars
The Young Folks' Shelf of Books, Volume 05: In Your Own Backyard (1962) — Col·laborador — 168 exemplars
Best in Children's Books 34 (1960) 76 exemplars
Horse Tales (1976) — Col·laborador — 75 exemplars
Animal Friends and Adventures (1949) — Col·laborador — 55 exemplars
Misty [1961 film] (1961) — Original book — 41 exemplars
Herds of Thunder, Manes of Gold (1989) — Col·laborador — 39 exemplars
The Big Book of Favorite Dog Stories (1964) — Col·laborador — 28 exemplars
A Sultan's Gift (1988) 11 exemplars
Justin Morgan Had a Horse [1972 film] (1972) — Original book — 9 exemplars
The Rescue of Sham (1988) — Creator — 8 exemplars
Sire of Champions (1988) — Creator — 7 exemplars
The Capture (1987) 7 exemplars
Writing Books for Boys and Girls (1952) — Col·laborador, algunes edicions5 exemplars
The Storm (1987) 4 exemplars
The Big Race (1988) — Autor — 2 exemplars
Going Home 1 exemplars
The Auction 1 exemplars


Coneixement comú

Nom oficial
Marguerite Breithaupt
Data de naixement
Data de defunció
Lloc d'enterrament
Lloc de naixement
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Lloc de defunció
Rancho Santa Fe, California, USA
Llocs de residència
Wayne, Illinois, USA
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Milwaukee State Teachers College
children's book author



Illustration horse book a Name that Book (març 2017)
(M40'12) King of the Wind, Marguerite Henry a World Reading Circle (juny 2012)


He was named "Sham" for the sun, this golden red stallion born in the Sultan of Morocco's stone stables. Upon his heel was a small white spot, the symbol of speed. But on his chest was the symbol of misfortune. Although he was as swift as the desert winds, Sham's proud pedigree would be scorned all his life by cruel masters and owners.

This is the classic story of Sham and his friend, the stable boy Agba. Their adventures take them from the sands of the Sahara to the royal courts of France and, finally, to the green pastures and stately homes of England. For Sham was the renowned Godolphin Arabian, whose blood flows through the veins of almost every superior Thoroughbred. Sham's speed - like his story - has become legendary.… (més)
PlumfieldCH | Hi ha 43 ressenyes més | Mar 21, 2024 |
On the island of Chincoteague, 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...… (més)
PlumfieldCH | Hi ha 56 ressenyes més | Mar 21, 2024 |



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