Marguerite Henry (1902-1997) was an American author of animal-themed children’s books. She wrote the Misty series. Marguerite’s favourite topic in her books was horses, but she also wrote about other equines, dogs, cats, birds, foxes, and other animals. And of course, the relationship humans have with these animals. Her novel Misty of Chincoteague was adapted into the 1961 film Misty.

Marguerite Henry made her debut as an author in 1942 with the non-fiction book Birds at Home. Below is a list of Marguerite Henry’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Misty Books

Misty of Chincoteague (1947)Description / Buy at
The Whirlpool (1947)Description / Buy at
Sea Star (1949)Description / Buy at
Stormy, Misty's Foal (1963)Description / Buy at
Misty's Twilight (1992)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Little Fellow (1945)Description / Buy at
Justin Morgan Had a Horse (1945)Description / Buy at
Benjamin West and His Cat Grimalkin (1947)Description / Buy at
King of the Wind (1948)Description / Buy at
An Innkeeper's Horse (1948)Description / Buy at
The Rescue of Sham (1948)Description / Buy at
Sire of Champions (By: Catherine Nichols) (1948)Description / Buy at
Battle of the Stallions (1948)Description / Buy at
Born to Trot (1950)Description / Buy at
One Man's Horse (1950)Description / Buy at
Brighty of the Grand Canyon (1953)Description / Buy at
Cinnabar, the One O'Clock Fox (1956)Description / Buy at
Black Gold (1957)Description / Buy at
Gaudenzia, Pride of the Palio / The Palio / The Wildest Horse Race in the World (By: Lynd Ward) (1960)Description / Buy at
Five O'Clock Charlie (1962)Description / Buy at
White Stallion of Lipizza (1964)Description / Buy at
Mustang (1966)Description / Buy at
San Domingo (1972)Description / Buy at
A Pictorial Life Story of Misty (1976)Description / Buy at
Our First Pony (1984)Description / Buy at
Brown Sunshine of Sawdust Valley (1996)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

The Illustrated Marguerite Henry (1980)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Children's Books

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Birds at Home (1942)Description / Buy at
Robert Fulton, Boy Craftsman (1945)Description / Buy at
Album of Horses (1951)Description / Buy at
Album of Dogs (1955)Description / Buy at
All About Horses (1962)Description / Buy at
Dear Readers and Riders (1969)Description / Buy at

Publication Order of Anthologies

Horse & Pony Stories(1992)Description / Buy at

If You Like Marguerite Henry Books, You’ll Love…

Marguerite Henry Synopses: In San Domino: The Medicine Hat Stallion by Marguerite Henry, Peter Lundy has two things he loves in lfe: the rugged western plains where he has grown up and San Domingo, a Medicine Hat Stallion. The Native people believe such a horse is sacred – that neither bullet nor arrow can harm its rider. As they explore the prairie together, a bond forms between Peter and San Domingo that can never be broken. But Peter’s father, Jethro Lundy, loves only one thing: a good bargain. He trades San Domingo for a thoroughbred. How can Peter ever forgive his father? His only choice is to leave home forever!

Brown Sunshine of Sawdust Valley is a standalone title by Marguerite Henry. Molly is excited when the seemingly worn-out mare on her family’s farm produces a beautiful new baby mule, which she names Brown Sunshine and which brings many other wonderful surprises.

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