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Joyce Stranger (1921–2007)

Author of The Running Foxes

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The Running Foxes 48 copies, 2 reviews
Breed of Giants 41 copies, 2 reviews
Kym 30 copies, 2 reviews
Rex 25 copies, 1 review
A Walk in the Dark 21 copies, 2 reviews
Lakeland Vet 20 copies, 1 review
Zara 18 copies
Flash 17 copies
Jason, Nobody's Dog 14 copies, 1 review
Never Count Apples 12 copies, 1 review
Two's Company 12 copies, 1 review
One for Sorrow 12 copies
Chia the Wildcat 10 copies, 1 review
Marooned! 9 copies
Paddy Joe 9 copies
Vet on Call 9 copies, 1 review
Bran's Secret 9 copies
The Stallion 8 copies
Three's a Pack 8 copies, 1 review
Vet Riding High 7 copies, 1 review
The Secret of Hunter's Keep 7 copies, 1 review
No More Horses 6 copies, 2 reviews
Animal Park 5 copies
A Guiding Star 5 copies, 1 review
Liam's Secret 5 copies
Dial V.E.T. 4 copies, 1 review
The Runaway 4 copies
Two For Joy 3 copies, 1 review
Bernie, sein bester Freund 2 copies, 1 review
Double or Quit 2 copies, 1 review
A Dog in a Million 2 copies, 1 review
Josse 2 copies
Dog Days 2 copies, 1 review
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Joyce Stranger was the pen name of Joyce Muriel Wilson. She was brought up in an area she described as on "the borderline between town and country," with "so many birds it was impossible to sleep through the dawn chorus." Her family spent holidays in the British countryside, where she avidly watched wildlife. She began writing about animals and published her first article in 1949. Her first book, The Running Foxes (1965), was a great success, and was followed by her first horse title, Breed of Giants (1967). Over the years, she published some 70 books, including two children’s pony books and eight horse stories aimed at adults. She also wrote Stranger than Fiction, a fictionalized account of the life of Elspeth Bryce Smith, a Welsh girl paralyzed by polio who eventually recovered enough to ride as a jockey, disguised as a man. In her later years, she worked as a dog behaviorist and trainer for obedience shows.

List of her books here: https://www.fantasticfiction.com/s/joyce-stranger/
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