Chapter 29. Also by Monica Dickens. He don’t know nothing till ’e’s seen the great Follyfoot horse show. Ron swept an arm round the field with its collection of washtubs, laundry lines and bizarre back-alley jumps
Chapter 29. Chapter 1. THE COLT, FOLLY, son of old Specs, was two months old that year when spring came to the farm on the hill, where the old horses lived at peace. It came late and suddenly, taking everyone by surprise. Ron swept an arm round the field with its collection of washtubs, laundry lines and bizarre back-alley jumps.
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Monica Dickens was a great granddaughter of Charles Dickens and was one of the best-selling woman's novelists of her generation. She was expelled from St Paul's Girls' School after throwing her school uniform over Hammersmith Bridge. During the war she worked as a nurse and in a Spitfire factory, and began writing novels. She loved riding and kept horses, and so in the 1970s began writing about them for children.
The Horses of Follyfoot book. This book was actually well written and had some depth to it and the following Follyfoot books were quite I WILL finish the book, as I am a big fan of kitsch. But, oh dear; it's not looking very promising! Despite how most people will remember it, because of the catchy theme tune, the TV series was actually very gritty, realistic and sophisticated in its subject matter. The previous books in the Follyfoot series were written after Cobbler's Dream, the book that initially inspired the TV series.
Dora is invited out to America to help set up a home of rest for horses.
In 1978, Monica Dickens published her autobiography, An Open Book. The Horses of Follyfoot (1975). Stranger at Follyfoot (1976). The book Cobbler's Dream also contains the same characters as in the Follyfoot series. The Messenger series: The Messenger (1985). In 1985 she returned to the UK after the death of her husband, and continued to write until her death on Christmas Day 1992, aged 77, her final book being published posthumously. She was also an occasional broadcaster for most of her writing career.
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