• “In the encouraging picture book Molly’s New Pony, Sir Wallace McGee, a pony’s hard work and courage help him to meet his goals with the assistance and support of others. In David Casentini’s colorful picture book Molly’s New Pony, Sir Wallace McGee, a young, insecure pony works to find his courage. At Molly’s eleventh birthday

    ALEX DAILEY (August 26, 2022) – Clarion Review

  • “The warm and unplifting message in this beautifully illustrated book encourages us to be the unique person we are and still pursue our dreams no matter the circumstances. Casentini’s words will be left your confidence and help you race in the direction of your goals. Both my daughter and I agree, Molly’s New Pony, Sir

    Khalid Birdsong – Author, Cartoonist and Art Editor

  • “This gentle tale about how hard work, determination and courage help one to set and attain a goal is sure to capture the hearts of your readers. The illustrations delightfully bring to life Casentini’s message that each of us has a purpose in life and with the right dose of love and support, we can

    Dr. Tekakwitha M. Pernambuco – Wise

Amazon Reviews

  • Beautifully Written. David did a wonderful job writing this book. I really enjoyed at the illustrations; they were so beautifully drawn. My younger daughter would love this book. Thank you!    


  • Fantastic book for kids! This is a fantastic book for kids to learn about the value of hard work, encouraging others, and not giving up on your dreams. I really liked Molly and Wallace’s friendship and bond. I also liked the colorful and well-drawn illustrations.    


  • Wonderful Children’s Book! A wonderful children’s book about a little girl named Molly that receives a pony and she names him Sir Wallace McGee. When the pony is unsure, she gives him love and positive reinforcement. He grows and succeeds. The author does a great job of setting the story in rhyme, which is hard

    Love Reading

  • Great book for all ages! This book was super cute. I would recommend it to anyone! I read the book with my girls, 3rd and K, and they absolutely loved it! I love that it rhymes, but even more the story and meaning behind it. When I asked my girls what the moral of the

    Bracey C. Jones

  • A sweet story of friendship and believing in yourself. Molly’s New Pony, Sir Wallace Mcgee is a sweet story about striving for your goals and believing in yourself. With Molly’s unconditional love and support Sir Wallace Mcgee dreams big and discovers the amazing feeling of self belief, hard work and trying your best. It is

    Bruce Eliashof

  • Wonderful book, heartwarming with great messaging! I loved this book so much that I am ordering several copies to donate to school libraries. In our world we need stories to share with children that encourage finding strength from within as well as showing love and compassion to others. This book covers a lot, in a

    Irene S.

  • An inspirational rhyme for all ages! Molly’s New Pony, Sir Wallace McGee is a lilting read bolstering the idea that a child builds self worth from within, and is not reliant on the perceptions of others. The story of a little girl and her insecure pony promotes the value of perseverance and loving support. It

    K Gruener

  • Fun to Read! I loved the world of Molly and her new pony Sir Wallace McGee. It was engaging as the story unfolded to reveal a challenging situation that children can relate to, met with love and support. Nothing better than a story children love with a teachable moment as well!    

    Judy stanton

  • Charming story to help kids build confidence. For any child who’s ever felt a bit different or sometimes just not as good as the rest, great book to remember self confidence and the importance of finding and following your own dreams.    


  • Timeless words of wisdom! I wish someone would read this book to me, in my young age, whenever I felt insecure and in need of support. I gave a copy to my niece as a birthday present for her son, and it was a timely morale boost for the little guy.  

    Amy Sullivan