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King of the wind

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Published by Scholastic in New York .
Written in English


  • Horses,
  • Fiction

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Follows the adventures of the Arabian stallion brought to England to become one of the founding sires of the Thoroughbred breed and the mute Arab stable boy who tended him with loyalty and devotion all his life.

Edition Notes

Statementby Marguerite Henry ; cover illustration by Josef Hozak, inside illustrations by Wesley Dennis
ContributionsDennis, Wesley, illustrator
LC ClassificationsPZ10.3.H43 Ki 1984
The Physical Object
Pagination192 pages :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26336806M
ISBN 100590030507
ISBN 109780590030502

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King of the Wind 1. The Fast of Ramadan IN THE northwestern slice of Africa known as Morocco, a horseboy stood, with broom in hand, in the vast courtyard of the royal stables of the Sultan. He was waiting for dusk to fall. All day long he had eaten Edition: Reissue. King of the Wind is a novel by Marguerite Henry that won the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature in It was made into a film of the same name in Plot. The story starts in Morocco, as the fast of Ramadan is Marguerite Henry. 3 Book Set of The Kingkiller Chronicle Series (The Name of the Wind, Wise Man's Fear and The Slow Regard of Silent Things) by Patrick Rothfuss | Jan 1, out of 5 stars King of the Wind Summary. King of the Wind is a well-researched historical novel that tells the story of the Godolphin Arabian, whose qualities of beauty, swiftness, and stamina are present in most modern-day thoroughbred racehorses. The book is beautifully illustrated by Wesley Dennis, with whom the author collaborated closely.

Rothfuss has maintained a consistent line when it comes to the release date for Book 3 in The Kingkiller Chronicle, which will conclude the trilogy begun in his debut novel, The Name of the Wind. Rothfuss said his first draft was missing a third of the characters eventually introduced in The Name of the Wind, describing the original version as "a book you would not have liked, because it. They worked together until his death in Her other works included "King of the Wind," the story of the Godolphin Arabian horse, which won a Newberry Award, "Misty of Chincoteague," which won the Junior Book Award Medal of the Boys' Clubs of America, and "Justin Morgan Had a Horse," which won the Junior Scholastic Gold Seal Award.4/5(9). Jun 10,  · Listen to King of the Wind audiobook by Marguerite Henry. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers Author: Marguerite Henry.

This summary of King of the Wind includes a complete plot overview – spoilers included! We’re considering expanding this synopsis into a full-length study guide to deepen your comprehension of the book and why it's important. Doors of Stone book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The eagerly awaited third book of The Kingkiller Chronicle/5. King of the Wind tells the story of the beautiful horse, Sham, and his devoted stable boy, Agba. The horse was named Sham for the sun. Upon his heel was a small white spot, the symbol of speed. Although he was as swift as the desert winds, Sham's proud pedigree would be scorned all his life by cruel masters and abusive owners. King of the Wind is a good book. Agba, a horse boy in Africa, gets a foal, which takes him to England by the Sultan's order. This story is exciting because Agba's foal makes it all the way to run the New Market race. The book gets smoother as you read. It's amazing because the horse 'Sham' has a lot of bernoonduang.coms: