(1973)

Houghton Mifflin, 1973 Series
Published in English (United States) United States
 
Price
5.95 USD
Pages
192
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Houghton Mifflin Company
Brand
HMCo
ISBN
0-395-14753-0 Search at WorldCat
Editing
?
Color
Black and white
Dimensions
8" w x 9 3/8" h
Paper Stock
Bond
Binding
Hardcover, with dust jacket
Publishing Format
Graphic Novel

Issue Notes

The story is told in a sequence of full-page illustrations, each backed by a blank page. Each chapter is introduced by an illustration with the number of stars corresponding to the chapter number.

Keywords
Dream; horse; pantomime; pony; wordless

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

insert or dust jacket / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Lynd Ward (credited)
Inks
Lynd Ward (credited)
Letters
Typeset

Characters
The Silver Pony
Keywords
Pony; winged horse

Indexer Notes

Dust jacket

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 1)

cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
?
Colors
?

Characters
The Silver Pony
Keywords
Pony; winged horse

Indexer Notes

Hardbound cover

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 2)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Lynd Ward (credited)

Indexer Notes

End sheets

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 3)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 4)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Letters
Typeset

First Line of Dialogue or Text
The Silver Pony

Indexer Notes

Half-title page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 5)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

"The Silver Pony" (Table of Contents: 6)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 3 pages (report information)

Letters
Typeset

Indexer Notes

Title page, front matter, second half-title page

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 7)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

[1] (Table of Contents: 8)

comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Lynd Ward (credited)
Pencils
Lynd Ward (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Boy; father; mother; the Silver Pony
Synopsis
A boy's mind wanders as he does his farm chores, until a winged silver pony alights to earth. The boy rushes to tell his father, who spanks him when there is no pony to be seen.
Keywords
Dream; pantomime; pony; winged horse; wordless

[2] (Table of Contents: 9)

comic story / 17 pages (report information)

Script
Lynd Ward (credited)
Pencils
Lynd Ward (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Boy; mother; the Silver Pony; Eskimo (or Inuit) boy
Synopsis
The mother sets the boy to picking apples. When the Silver Pony reappears the boy mounts and they fly far across the world. He sees men hard at work, and an Eskimo boy hunting for seals. He tosses the boy an apple from his tree.
Keywords
Dream; pantomime; pony; winged horse; wordless

[3] (Table of Contents: 10)

comic story / 9 pages (report information)

Script
Lynd Ward (credited)
Pencils
Lynd Ward (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Boy; the Silver Pony; black child
Synopsis
The boy and the Silver Pony fly over a region of terrible flooding. They tow a rowboat to a black child stranded on a roof. With the boat he not only escapes but sets off to rescue others.
Keywords
Dream; flood; pantomime; pony; winged horse; wordless

[4] (Table of Contents: 11)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Lynd Ward (credited)
Pencils
Lynd Ward (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Boy; the Silver Pony; city girl; girl in lighthouse
Synopsis
The boy cuts sunflowers, flies to the city and showers them on a young girl on a roof with pigeon coops. He flies to the sea, and hands one to a girl feeding gulls at a lighthouse.
Keywords
Dream; lighthouse; pantomime; pony; winged horse; wordless

[5] (Table of Contents: 12)

comic story / 10 pages (report information)

Script
Lynd Ward (credited)
Pencils
Lynd Ward (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Boy; the Silver Pony; Navajo shepherd boy
Synopsis
The boy and the pony travel to the American southwest, where they spy a Navajo boy searching for a lost lamb. The boy on the Silver Pony snatches the lamb from the pounce of a mountain lion, and returns it to the shepherd.
Keywords
Cougar; dream; mountain lion; Navajo; pantomime; pony; winged horse; wordless

[6] (Table of Contents: 13)

comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Lynd Ward (credited)
Pencils
Lynd Ward (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Boy; the Silver Pony
Synopsis
The boy rises from his bed at night, still in his pajamas, and rides away with the flying pony. The pony ascends high toward the moon, to the very edge of space. But there the sky is crowded with satellites, missiles, and bombs. They blast the Silver Pony from the sky, and the boy plunges toward the earth.
Keywords
Dream; pantomime; pony; space travel; winged horse; wordless

[7] (Table of Contents: 14)

comic story / 12 pages (report information)

Script
Lynd Ward (credited)
Pencils
Lynd Ward (credited)

Genre
fantasy-supernatural
Characters
Boy; father; mother; doctor; pony
Synopsis
The parents find the pajama-clad boy unconscious on the lawn, and their doctor rushes to the scene. Once the boy regains consciousness his mother cares for him until the father brings home an appaloosa foal. Without saddle or bridle, the boy and his steed ride wild and free.
Keywords
Dream; horse; pantomime; pony; wordless

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 15)

blank page(s) / 91 pages (report information)

Indexer Notes

Each of the 88 story pages (sequences 8-14) is backed by a blank page, with three more following.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 16)

illustration / 2 pages (report information)

Pencils
Lynd Ward (credited)

Indexer Notes

End sheets

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 17)

blank page(s) / 1 page (report information)

Indexer Notes

Back cover

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Table of Contents
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  2. 1. [no title indexed]
  3. 2. [no title indexed]
  4. 3. [no title indexed]
  5. 4. ["The Silver Pony"]
  6. 5. [no title indexed]
  7. 6. "The Silver Pony"
  8. 7. [no title indexed]
  9. 8. [1]
  10. 9. [2]
  11. 10. [3]
  12. 11. [4]
  13. 12. [5]
  14. 13. [6]
  15. 14. [7]
  16. 15. [no title indexed]
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