Misty of Chincoteague

Version: Unabridged
Author: Marguerite Henry
Narrator: Edward Herrmann
Genres: Juvenile & Children's
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audio
Published In: October 2008
# of Units: 2 CDs
Length: 2 hours
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Overview

Nobody could capture the phantom. She was the wildest mare on Assateague Island. They said she was like the wind, that the white "map" on her shoulders was her mark of freedom.

Paul and Maureen Beebe had their hearts set on owning her. They were itching to buy and tame her, and worked hard to earn the money she would cost. But the roundup men had tried to capture her and for two years she had escaped them...

Pony Penning Day holds a surprise for everyone, for Paul not only brings in the Phantom, but her newborn colt as well. Can Paul and Maureen possibly earn enough to buy them both?

Marguerite Henry's Newbery Honor Book has captivated generations of boys and girls both with its thrilling descriptions of true incidents from the tiny island of Chincoteague, and its realistic yet wonderfully magical atmosphere. This story of an animal brought into captivity poignantly reveals the powerful opposing forces of humans and nature.

Reviews (2)

Written by Sui Watts on February 16th, 2017

  • Book Rating: 5/5

Fabulous book for young children that love horses, our favourite book!

Written by Kristin Englehart on January 26th, 2017

  • Book Rating: 5/5

My six year old son loved this audiobook! Listened to the entire story in two nights before bed. Would recommend it to any young person!

Author Details

Author Details

Henry, Marguerite

Marguerite Henry is the beloved author of such classic horse stories as "King of the Wind, Misty of Chincoteague, " and "Stormy: Misty's Foal, " all of which are available in Aladdin paperback editions.