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The White Horse (Sally #4)

3.59 of 5 stars 3.59  ·  rating details  ·  17 ratings  ·  4 reviews
After one adventurous, but fairly safe voyage, Aunt Nannie reluctantly allows Sally to sail away again, this time into the Mediterranean Sea-and right into the clutches of the Barbary Coast pirates. Taken captive, Sally is exposed to a way of life very different from the protected one she has known. Her resiliency as well as her courage and love are sorely tried: however, ...more
Paperback, 169 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Bethlehem Books (first published 1942)
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My edition is actually 'The White Horse of Morocco', a 1973 edition with illustrations by Blackie and Son Limited. For some reason, the publisher wanted to change the book's name from 'The White Horse' (first published 1942).

This book is almost as charming as its protagonist Sally. And that is quite an achievement, let me tell you that. There are a lot of nice touches in this book, throughout, that make it a rare, exceptional and recommended find as regards to children's literature.

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This is another part of the Sally book series. I found this one dragged a bit. There was a lot of "action" going on but somehow it did not thrill me. :( It was a very good plot and it was fun to see the characters in a new place but the book was just average. I think children would have been more excited about the story but to me it was very juvenile as everything seemed to be "played down" for young readers. :) Cute story though. It's not going to be a favorite (one of those read every ten year ...more
Miss Clark
Nov 14, 2009 Miss Clark rated it 2 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Children, aged 7-11
This fourth book in the series is the most interesting in my opinion. It takes place over a longer period of time, is actually quite exciting (for a change), but still lacks any sparkly passages that bring everything to life. Remains solidly two-dimensional.

This is my favorite "Sally" book
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Elizabeth Jane Coatsworth was best known as the author of Away Goes Sally, The Cat Who Went to Heaven, which won the 1931 Newbery Medal, and the four Incredible Tales, but in fact she wrote more than 90 books for children. She was extremely interested in the world around her, particularly the people of Maine, as well as the houses and the surrounding land. She also loved the history and myths of h ...more
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