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A young girl discovers her father has an amazing talent to bring characters out of their books and must try to stop a freed villain from destroying them all, with the help of her father, her aunt, and a storybook's hero.
This was a 6 part mini-series based on the children's book "The Little White Horse" by Elizabeth Goudge (which, incidently, is J. K. Rowling's favourite children's book). It aired in England.
PLOT SUMMARY: When Maria Merryweather is orphaned, she must move to Moonacre Manor with her ever-faithful governess, Miss Heliotrope, and her Spaniel, Wiggins. Maria hasn't been at the Manor long before she discovers that her new home has a tragic past, which she becomes determined to correct...
This is a sweet, old-fashioned story about a stubborn, bad-tempered little girl in the Victorian Era who must learn, with some help, to control herself in order to help others.
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