King of the Wind Deluxe Edition

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Sham and the stable boy Agba travel from Morocco to France to England where, at last, Sham's majesty is recognized and he becomes the "Godolphin Arabian," ancestor of the most superior Thoroughbred horses. A Newbery Medal winner.

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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.

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Marguerite Henry is one of the most beloved children's authors of our time. Many of her books are now considered classics and are published in gift editions worldwide. Ms Henry won the Newbery Medal in 1948 for King of the Wind, and both Misty of Chincoteague and Justin Morgan Had a Horse are Newbery Honor books.

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