y A Sporting Proposition single work   novel   young adult  
Issue Details: First known date: 1973 1973
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'Scotty Pirie, the thirteen-year-old son of a poor farmer and Josie Eyre, the crippled daughter of the wealthiest man in a small Australian country town, both claim the same sturdy Welsh pony as their own. The book details how their struggles for ownership divide the whole town, and how the issue is finally settled by the townspeople.' (Source: Back cover)

Adaptations

form y Ride a Wild Pony Rosemary Anne Sisson , Australia United States of America (USA) : Walt Disney Productions , 1975 8099808 1975 single work film/TV

An adaptation by Walt Disney Productions of Jame Aldridge's novel Ride a Wild Pony.

Affiliation Notes

  • This work is affiliated with the AustLit subset Asian-Australian Children's Literature and Publishing because it has a Japanese translation.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
      c
      England,
      c
      c
      United Kingdom (UK),
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Michael Joseph , 1973 .
      Extent: 224p.
      ISBN: 0718111605
Alternative title: Ein Pony für zwei
Language: German
    • Vienna,
      c
      Austria,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Hamburg,
      c
      Germany,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Zsolnay , 1974 .
      Extent: 273p.
      ISBN: 3552026142
    • Berlin,
      c
      Germany,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Aufbau , 1975 .
      Extent: 218 p. ; 18 cmp.
    • Munich,
      c
      Germany,
      c
      Western Europe, Europe,
      :
      Goldmann , 1976 .
      Extent: 187 p. ; 18 cmp.
      ISBN: 3442034353

Works about this Work

James Aldridge : 'Larrikins and the Price of Freedom' Maureen Nimon , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Adolescent Novel : Australian Perspectives 1997; (p. 93-103)
The Heroic Ordinary : The Novels of James Aldridge Evelyn Juers , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age Monthly Review , February 1987; (p. 7-8)
Books for Older Readers Eve Pownall , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Official Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , April no. 51 1974; (p. 27, 30)

— Review of A Sporting Proposition James Aldridge 1973 single work novel ; Matt and Jo Ivan Southall 1973 single work novel
Books for Older Readers Eve Pownall , 1974 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Official Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , April no. 51 1974; (p. 27, 30)

— Review of A Sporting Proposition James Aldridge 1973 single work novel ; Matt and Jo Ivan Southall 1973 single work novel
The Heroic Ordinary : The Novels of James Aldridge Evelyn Juers , 1987 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Age Monthly Review , February 1987; (p. 7-8)
James Aldridge : 'Larrikins and the Price of Freedom' Maureen Nimon , 1997 single work criticism
— Appears in: The Adolescent Novel : Australian Perspectives 1997; (p. 93-103)
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