Assault: The Crippled Champion

Assault: The Crippled Champion

by Marjorie Hodgson Parker, Charles Shaw
     
 

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How would a small, stumbling colt with the tough name "Assault" tell his own story of courage and victory? In this delightful true account of King Ranch’s Triple Crown champion racehorse, Marjorie Parker involves her young readers in the life of the Texas Thoroughbred "who ran on three hooves and a heart." Along with electrifying racing, this story gives an…  See more details below

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How would a small, stumbling colt with the tough name "Assault" tell his own story of courage and victory? In this delightful true account of King Ranch’s Triple Crown champion racehorse, Marjorie Parker involves her young readers in the life of the Texas Thoroughbred "who ran on three hooves and a heart." Along with electrifying racing, this story gives an inside look at life on the historic King Ranch and recaptures life in another era through the eyes of a noble horse who never gave up.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781939055057
Publisher:
Bright Sky Press
Publication date:
12/21/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
81
File size:
3 MB
Age Range:
8 - 10 Years

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Meet the Author

Marjorie Hodgson Parker grew up in Fort Worth, Texas. She now lives with her husband, Joe, on the Parker Ranch near the Red River in North Texas. They have two grown daughters, Joanna and Sarah. An award-winning author, Marjorie has been widely published in newspapers, magazines and books.

Illustrations are by Austin’s Charles Shaw whose delightful art has graced works by J. Frank Dobie, James A. Michener, Philip Yancey and Shakespeare.

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