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King of the Wind: The Story of the Godolphin Arabian 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 ownersThis 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


10 thoughts on “King of the Wind: The Story of the Godolphin Arabian

  1. Michael Finocchiaro Michael Finocchiaro says:

    My daughter is 7 and loves horses And so it is no surprise that this short book by Marguerite Henry about the Godolphin Arabian was one of her favorites A fairy tale full of surprises and suspense, the story of Agba and Sham was a nice rea


  2. Manybooks Manybooks says:

    While I absolutely adored Marguerite Henry s Newbery Award winning King of the Wind The Story of the Godolphin Arabian as a child, as an older adult, I can definitely understand why and how King of the Wind The Story of the Godolphin Arabia


  3. Mirrani Mirrani says:

    It seems like all the classic books about horses follow the same mold the horse is born, grows up, learns how to handle humans, goes through a casting out period where they are treated horribly and become separated from the people they love,


  4. Josiah Josiah says:

    Few authors bringsympathy and enlightenment to the story of a horse than Marguerite Henry, and King of the Wind happens to be one of her best such books, if not her magnum opus The story of the closeness between the Godolphin Arabian and his


  5. Jinn Nelson Jinn Nelson says:

    This book is amazing It s told by a mute boy No joke It s amazing because it s about a horse and his boy who is mute, and stays mute through the whole story Probably my favorite thing about this book is that one of the main characters tells yo


  6. Nandakishore Varma Nandakishore Varma says:

    I read this book in my preteen era I checked it out from the library during summer holidays at my ancestral home but I could not read it because I caught an eye infection I left for school with the tragedy of an unread book burning in my heart


  7. Samuel Samuel says:

    Before I get much farther into this review, I should probably say that I ve never been a horse book kind of reader So if you love Black Beauty and National Velvet and The Black Stallion, you may well like King of the Windthan I did A lot of the


  8. Joy H. Joy H. says:

    Added 2 1 11 first published 1948 Below are the comments I made about _King of the Wind_ at my GR group I recently listened to the audio version of King of the Wind The Story of the Godolphin Arabian first published 1948 by Marguerite Henry It wo


  9. Wendy Wendy says:

    This is one of my favorite books of all time I m aware that the vast majority of it is made up, but the way Henry weaves the story makes it believable anyway You want Sham and Agba to be together again, even if Agba wasn t real at all.One of the c


  10. Kathi Kathi says:

    I was happy to become reacquainted with Marguerite Henry in this early ish Newbery winner Google sources gave me a new appreciation of her from learning about her childhood illness that made her bedridden for six years, to a tribute from her publis


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