King of the Wind Author:Marguerite Henry The young by watches in horror. A man is savagely whipping the half-starved horse. — "Can this bony animal be the great King of the Wind?" the boy wonders. "Is tis my beloved horse, harnessed bleeding from the whip's lash?" — It is King of the Wind - once the sultan's fastest stallion. A horse born to race the wind, but then secretly sold at the T... more »hieves Market.
"At last I've found him!" thinks the boy. "I must save him!" Quickly the boy rushes forward, just as the cruel man raises his whip . . .« less