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King of the Wind: The Story of the Godophin Arabian

Author: Dennis, Wesley (Ilt)
Henry, Marguerite

Publisher: Aladdin

Format:Hardcover

Scratch & Dent Copy

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Overview:

King of the Wind: The Story of the Godophin Arabian : The legendary history of thoroughbred heritage is artfully depicted alongside a tale of remarkable friendship between a boy and his horse in this classic story that won the Newbery Medal.

He was named "Sham" for the sun, this golden-red stallion born in the Sultan of Morocco's stone stables. Upon his heel was a small white spot, the symbol of speed. But on his chest was the symbol of misfortune. Although he was swift as the desert winds, Sham's pedigree would be scorned all his life by cruel masters and owners.

This is the classic story of Sham and his friend, the stable boy Agba. Their adventures take them from the sands of the Sahara to the royal courts of France, and finally to the green pastures and stately homes of England. For Sham was the renowned Godolphin Arabian, whose blood flows through the veins of almost every superior thoroughbred. Sham's speed - like his story - has become legendary. NOTE: This is a Scratch and Dent book and may have noticeable dents, scratches and various other cosmetic issues as well as torn or missing dust jacket. These items are only guaranteed to be structurally complete and readable and therefore are sold as is.


Category   Subject
Tweens Fiction   Action & Adventure
Tweens Fiction   Historical Fiction

ISBN 13:9781481421331
ISBN 10:1481421336
Format:Hardcover
Language:English
Pages:181
Size:9.87" l x 7.27" w x 0.91" h
Ages: 8 - 12
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