Jenny Oldfield

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Jenny Oldfield, born 8 August 1949, is an English author who wrote Definitely Daisy, Animal Alert, Home farm twins, the Half Moon Ranch series and other pony books.

The Horses of Half Moon Ranch series follows Matt Scott and his little sister Kirstie Scott and her love of horses. Matt and Kirstie's mom Sandy Glassner Scott owns a horse ranch at her parents house and Kirstie spends as much time as she can with the horses that she loves dearly. However, they experience many trials and tribulations in the series and have to overcome these problems. Furthermore, Kirstie cannot bear to see horses be abused and mistreated and in some of the books goes to extreme lengths to prevent this occurrence. There are about 24 books in the series. Kirstie also loves to cowboy-up with her best friend Lisa.

Oldfield was born and brought up in Harrogate, Yorkshire, she says that even as a child she wrote stories and made tiny books, complete with illustrations. She lives in Yorkshire and has two children, Kate and Eve.[citation needed]

She writes under her own name and several pseudonyms, including Jasmine Oliver, Donna King, Kate Fielding,and Kate Pennington.[citation needed] She was also involved in the Animal Ark series, writing, along with several other authors, under the name Lucy Daniels.

Born and brought up in Harrogate, Yorkshire, Jenny Oldfield went on to study English at Birmingham University, where she did research on the Bronte Novels and on Children's Literature. She then worked as a teacher, before deciding to concentrate on writing. She writes novels for both children and adults and, when she can escape from her desk, likes to spend time outdoors. She loves the countryside and enjoys walking, gardening, playing tennis, riding and travelling with her two daughters, Kate and Eve.[1]

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[2] The following have been written under 'Jenny Oldfield'

  • New Beginnings (2007) My Magical Pony
  • Secret Whispers (2007) My Magical Pony
  • Starlight Dreams (2007) My Magical Pony
  • Horse and Pony Stories (2006)
  • Summertime Blues (2006) My Magical Pony
  • Summer Shadows (2006) My Magical Pony
  • Sea Haze (2006) My Magical Pony
  • Red Skies (2006) My Magical Pony
  • Pale Moon (2006) My Magical Pony
  • North Star (2006) My Magical Pony
  • Midnight Snow (2006) My Magical Pony
  • Falling Leaves (2006) My Magical Pony
  • Dawn Light (2006) My Magical Pony
  • Bright Eyes (2006) My Magical Pony
  • Silver Mist (2005) My Magical Pony
  • Shining Star (2005) My Magical Pony.
  • Horse and Pony Stories (2006)
  • Diamond Charm (2002) Half Moon Ranch Special
  • Steamboat Charlie (2001) Horses of Half-moon Ranch
  • Skylark (2001) Horses of Half-moon Ranch
  • Silver Spur (2001) Horses of Half-moon Ranch
  • Moondance (2001) Horses of Half-moon Ranch
  • Lady Roseanne (2001) Horses of Half-moon Ranch
  • Eagle Wing (2001) Horses of the Half-moon Ranch
  • Chiquitita (2001) Wild Horses
  • El Dorado (2001) Wild Horses
  • Santa Ana (2001) Wild Horses
  • Starlight (2000) Half Moon Ranch Special
  • Navaho Joe (2000) Horses of Half-moon Ranch
  • Little Vixen (2000) Horses of Half-moon Ranch
  • Jethro Junior (2000) Horses of Half-moon Ranch
  • Hollywood Princess (2000) Horses of Half-moon Ranch
  • Gunsmoke (2000) Horses of Half-moon Ranch
  • Golden Dawn (2000) Horses of Half-moon Ranch
  • Danny Boy (2000) Horses of Half-moon Ranch
  • Smarty the Outcast (2000) Home Farms Twins Special
  • Wild Horses (1999) Horses of Half-moon Ranch
  • Third Time Lucky (1999) Horses of Half-moon Ranch
  • Rodeo Rocky (1999) Horses of Half-moon Ranch
  • Midnight Lady (1999) Horses of Half-moon Ranch
  • Johnny Mohawk (1999) Horses of Half-moon Ranch
  • Crazy Horse (1999) Horses of Half-moon Ranch
  • Star the Surprise (1999) Home Farm Twins
  • Scott the Braveheart (1999) Home Farm Twins
  • Sultan the Patient (1999) Home Farm Twins
  • Heatwave (1999) Animal Alert Special
  • Solo the Homeless (1996) Home Farm Twins
  • Quarantine (1997) Animal Alert
  • The Runaway (2005)
  • Marsha Martinez Meets the Stars (2005)
  • Pet School (2005)
  • Watchout Daisy: books 1-3 (2005)
  • Not Again Daisy: Books 4- 6 (2005)
  • Daisy Dares (2005)
  • The Dreamseeker Trilogy (2005)
  • Live the Dream! (2004)
  • Harmony Harris Cuts Loose (2004)
  • Callum Mc Coodle: Streetwise (2004)
  • Wilde Ride (2004)
  • Wilde Party (2004)
  • Wilde Style (2003)
  • Wilde Day Out (2003)
  • Wilde Childe (2003)
  • Running Wilde (2003)
  • Bad Heart (2003)
  • Tough it Out Tom (2003)
  • Watch Out, Wayne (2002)
  • Tell me the Truth, Tom (2002)
  • Keep the Noise Down, Kingsley (2002)
  • Get Lost Lola! (2002)
  • Drop Dead, Danielle (2002)
  • Don’t Make Me Laugh, Liam (2002)
  • Silver Cloud (2002)
  • Iron Eyes (2002)
  • When Dad Went on a Date (2002)
  • When Ellie Cheated (2002)
  • When Geri and I Fell Out (2002)
  • When I Won a Prize (2002)
  • When Shah Went Weird (2002)
  • Paradise Court/After Hours (2002)
  • You’re a Disgrace, Daisy! (2001)
  • You must be joking, Jimmy! (2001)
  • What’s the Matter, Maya? (2001)
  • Not Now, Nathan (2001)
  • Just You Wait Winona! (2001)
  • I’d Like a Little Word, Leonie! (2001)
  • Dream on Daisy (2001)
  • Titch Plays Tricks (2001)
  • Tess Gets Trapped (2001)
  • Toby Takes the Plunge (2001)
  • Offside (2001)
  • Home Farm Friends (2000)
  • Mitch Goes Missing (2000)
  • Maisie wants her Mum (2000)
  • Mac Climbs a Mountain (2000)
  • Nine for a Kiss (2000)
  • Eight for a Wish (2000)
  • Seven for a Secret (2000)
  • Six for Gold (2000)
  • Five for Silver (2000)
  • Four for a Boy (1999)
  • Three for a Girl (1999)
  • Two for Joy (1999)
  • One for Sorrow (1999)
  • Stalky the Mascot (1999)
  • Samantha the Snob (1999)
  • Spot the Prisoner (1999)
  • Speckle and Solo (1999)
  • Silky the Foundling (1999)
  • Shelley the Shadow (1999)
  • Lost and Found (1999)
  • Extra Time (1999)
  • Snap (1998)
  • Rings on Her Fingers (1998)
  • Sugar and Spice the Pickpockets (1998)
  • Stanley the Troublemaker (1998)
  • Smokey the Mystery (1998)
  • Sorrel the Substitute (1998)
  • Sophie the Show Off (1998)
  • Skye the Champion (1998)
  • Skin and Bone (1998)
  • Running Wild (1998)
  • Living Proof (1998)
  • Grievous Bodily Harm (1998)
  • Crash (1998)
  • Blind Alley (1998)
  • All Fall Down (1997)
  • Killer on the Loose (1997)
  • Intensive Care (1997)
  • Abandoned (1997)
  • Sunny the Hero (1997)
  • Stevie the Rebel (1997)
  • Socks the Survivor (1997)
  • Scuffy the Scamp (1997)
  • Samson the Giant (1997)
  • Susie the Orphan (1996)
  • Spike the Tramp (1996)
  • Speckle the Stray (1996)
  • Snip and Snap the Truants (1996)
  • Sinbad the Runaway (1996)
  • Deadline (1996)
  • After Hours (1996)
  • The Hidden Tomb (1995)
  • Paradise Court (1995)
  • Camping Paradise (1994)
  • Misfits and Rebels (1990)
  • Bad Company (1989)
  • January’s Child (1989)
  • Smile Please (1989)
  • Said the Blind Man (1986)
  • Fitzwilliam Frog: His Problem at the Pool (1986)
  • Secret of the Seasons (1976)
  • Mr Hardisty’s Kind Offer (1975)
  • Tomorrow Shall Be my Dancing Day (1975)

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