It’s 135BC and the Emperor Han Wudi is desperate for a horse…but not just any horse! The horse he wants is the life and soul of every party! But just who is that dark and handsome stallion that vanishes as quickly as he appears? Where does he come from? And what is his name? Find out in this tantalizing tale of mystery, history and the fabulous Silk Road!
Another fabulous Chinese Calendar Tale due out just in time for the Year of the Horse (2014)!
Release Date: December 3, 2013
Series: The Chinese Calendar Tales
Author: Sarah Brennan
Illustrator: Harry Harrison
Available in Hardcover and Paperback
“Sarah Brennan’s work is a meeting between traditional Asian narratives and the universal taste of children for graphic stories. The tale-telling gifts shown in these books, along with the exuberance of the language and rhymes, make them unique in children’s literature”. Tom Keneally, author of Schindler’s Ark and Ned Kelly and the City of Bees
“Once again Sarah Brennan and Harry Harrison have brought new life and colour to an ancient Chinese legend…This charmingly haunting (and hauntingly charming) tale will delight readers of all ages.” John Carroll, Professor of History, University of Hong Kong.