King of the Wind (The Story of the Godolphin Arabian)
by Marguerite Henry, 167 pages
Item Number: 3503
This book for the blind is offered in Standard Grade 2, Uncontracted Grade 1, or Unified English Braille.
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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 as swift as the desert winds, Sham's proud 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.
For ages 9 to 12 and older readers.
Package Weight: about 2.9 pounds.
(From the Middle-School Animal Stories shelf.)