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The Midnight Horse

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The Midnight Horse

By Sid Fleischman; Peter Sis (Illustrator)

Greenwillow Books, Paperback, 9780060722166, 96pp.

Publication Date: July 27, 2004

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Description

On a coach bound for Cricklewood, the orphan boy Touch caught his first glimpse of the haunt named The Great Chaffalo. According to rumor, he was once a famous magician who could turn a pile of straw into a horse. Now, Touch needs the ghost's help in order to escape his wicked great-uncle. So, with an armload of straw and a determined spirit, Touch makes his plea to The Great Chaffalo -- and, magically, a horse appears But can magic save Touch when his great-uncle's schemes grow even more villainous?

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