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The Pooka

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 14

Author

Michael
Markiewicz

Appeared in

Bruce Coville's Book of Ghosts

Story Summary

When young King Arthur and his brother Cai are sent to the blacksmith's with their father's horse they encounter the Pooka, a ghostly horse that haunts the forest. The way to escape the Pooka is to tame the Pooka which they do with the help of a stranger they meet who has some transparency issues of his own.