King of the Wind

  • by Marguerite Henry
  • Narrated by David McCallum
  • 3 hrs and 21 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

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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Customer Reviews

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So well read! Beautiful descriptive language bringing this story to life! A mix of emotions!
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- Springtime Lady

Good stuff..

You cannot go wrong with Marguerite Henry's books. My horse crazy daughter delighted in this one.
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- Lani

Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-06-2010
  • Publisher: Listening Library