In this classic story by award-winning author Marguerite Henry, Misty fights for her life and the life of her unborn foal.
A raging storm slashes across Assateague and Chincoteague islands. Water is everywhere! The wild ponies and the people must battle for their lives.
In the midst of the storm, Misty—the famous mare of Chincoteague—is about to give birth. Paul and Maureen are frantic with worry as the storm rages on…Will Misty and her colt survive?
This is the thrilling story of the hurricane that destroyed the wild herds of Assateague, and how strength and love helped rebuild them.
About the Author
Marguerite Henry was 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.
Wesley Dennis was best known for his illustrations in collaboration with author Marguerite Henry. They published sixteen books together.
Elementary English "The story is... a true one, and Marguerite Henry fills it with human understanding. Here, side by side, are humor and pathos, elation and suffering, and victory arising from defeat."
Saturday Review "A thrilling tale."