Sunshine Ranch Series:
Short series set on a dude ranch in Canada during the Second World War.
1) THE FAMILY AT SUNSHINE RANCH
(NELSON [UK] 1943)
ILLUSTRATED BY JOHN BENISON
Reprinted a couple of times in hardback by Nelson.
SUMMARY: Set in Canada. The Deane family run a dude ranch and get into all sorts of adventures doing so.
2) DORIS AT SUNSHINE RANCH
(NELSON [UK] 1948)
ILLUSTRATED BY DRAKE BROOKSHAW
Reprinted in hardback by Nelson in1955.
SUMMARY: Doris Deane, the eldest of the Deane children, and her siblings are left to run the ranch whilst their mother goes off on a visit. All does not go smoothly!
Although this is a Canadian-set series it was published in the UK. Fairly easy to find here, quite a bit rarer elsewhere but not usually very expensive.