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Hans Baumann

Jackie the Pit Pony
Originally published as Hänschen in der Grübe, Ensslin & Laiblin Verlag, Reutlingen

Oxford University Press, London, 1958, illus Ulrik Schramm


Jackie is a pony from the Steppes:  freedom means everything to him, and he refuses to be tamed by the
farmer who owns him.  So, they sell him to a man who owns a mine.  Although he likes the mine owner’s
daughter, he rebels again when he is set to work, but at least he realises there are other things in life
besides the sun.


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