Search Site
This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising. By using LibraryThing you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your use of the site and services is subject to these policies and terms.
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry

Misty of Chincoteague (original 1947; edition 2006)

by Marguerite Henry, Wesley Dennis (Illustrator)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingMentions
6,094461,250 (3.92)105
Paul and his sister Maureen's determination to own a pony from the herd on Chincoteague Island, Virginia, is greatly increased when the Phantom and her colt are among the ponies rounded up for the yearly auction.
Title:Misty of Chincoteague
Authors:Marguerite Henry
Other authors:Wesley Dennis (Illustrator)
Info:Aladdin (2006), Edition: Rei Anv, Paperback, 176 pages
Collections:Your library

Work details

Misty of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry (1947)


Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

» See also 105 mentions

Showing 1-5 of 46 (next | show all)
As a child, and as an adult too actually, I loved horse stories. Marguerite Henry writes an easy but enjoyable horse story. Her stories feel very true to the time and setting and are enjoyable to read. ( )
  KateKat11 | Sep 24, 2021 |
A timeless horse tale.
  BLTSbraille | Sep 19, 2021 |
I enjoyed this book so much as a child :) ( )
  candyharlot | Aug 19, 2021 |
  lcslibrarian | Aug 13, 2020 |
  lcslibrarian | Aug 13, 2020 |
Showing 1-5 of 46 (next | show all)
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors (7 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Marguerite Henryprimary authorall editionscalculated
Bolognese, DonIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Dennis, WesleyIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed

Belongs to Series

You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
TO: Paul and Maureen Beebe, Grandpa and Grandma Beebe, Eba Jones, Fire Chief, Wyle Maddox, Leader of Roundup Men, L. Quillen, Roundup Man, Wilbur Wimbrow, Roundup Man, Hoawrd Rogers, Roundup Man, Harvey Beebe, Roundup Man, Harold Beebe, father of Paul and Maureen, Ralph Beebe, uncle of Paul and Maureen, Delbert Dasiey, Bronc Buster, Victoria and William Pruitt, all of whom really live on Chincoteague Island and who appear as characters in this book, and a special dedication to three Chincoteague ponies: Phantom, Pied Piper, Misty
First words
A wild, ringing neigh shrilled up from the hold of the Spanish galleon.
Last words
(Click to show. Warning: May contain spoilers.)
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Original language
Canonical DDC/MDS
Canonical LCC

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English


Paul and his sister Maureen's determination to own a pony from the herd on Chincoteague Island, Virginia, is greatly increased when the Phantom and her colt are among the ponies rounded up for the yearly auction.

No library descriptions found.

Book description
Nobody could capture the Phantom. She was the wildest mare on Assateague Island. They said she was like the wind, that the white 'map' on her shoulders was her mark of freedom.

Paul and Maureen Beebe had their hearts set on owning her. they were itching to buy and tame her, and worked hard to earn the money she would cost. But the roundup men had tried to capture her and for two years she had escaped them ...

Pony Penning Day hols a surprise for everyone, for Paul not only brings in the Phantom, but her newborn foal as well. Can Paul and Maureen possibly earn enough to buy them both?

Available online at The Internet Archive:
Haiku summary

Popular covers

Quick Links


Average: (3.92)
0.5 2
1 9
1.5 2
2 24
2.5 4
3 123
3.5 21
4 233
4.5 14
5 170

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

Recorded Books

An edition of this book was published by Recorded Books.

» Publisher information page


About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 162,437,036 books! | Top bar: Always visible