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)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Whirlpool (1947)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Sea Star (1949)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stormy, Misty's Foal (1963)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Misty's Twilight (1992)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

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

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

The Illustrated Marguerite Henry (1980)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Children's Books

The Wildest Horse Race in the World (1960)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Going Home (1987)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Birds at Home (1942)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Robert Fulton, Boy Craftsman (1945)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Album of Horses (1951)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Album of Dogs (1955)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
All About Horses (1962)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dear Readers and Riders (1969)Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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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