Sea Star Orphan of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry illustrated by Wesley Denins 1950 Rand McNally & Co

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Journey back to the enchanting world of Chincoteague with Sea Star: Orphan of Chincoteague by Marguerite Henry, beautifully illustrated by Wesley Dennis.

Explore the emotional tale of Paul and Maureen as they face the departure of Misty, the horse they've cherished since she was a filly. Their lives take an unexpected turn when they encounter Sea Star, a colt with a crooked star on his forehead, orphaned beside his mother.

The story of their fight to save Sea Star is both moving and unforgettable. While the dust jacket shows wear, as depicted in the photos, the book's captivating content remains as powerful as ever.


  • Author: Marguerite Henry
  • Illustrator: Wesley Dennis
  • Publisher: Rand McNally & Co
  • Year: 1950
  • Format: Hardcover with dust jacket
  • Pages: 172
  • Dimensions: 10x8x1 inches
  • Condition: Wear on the dust jacket

Four Key Features:

  1. Engaging Narrative: A touching story of love, loss, and resilience.
  2. Beautiful Illustrations: Artwork by Wesley Dennis that brings the story to life.
  3. Beloved Author: Marguerite Henry, renowned for her classic horse stories.
  4. Timeless Classic: A book that continues to captivate readers of all ages.

Heartwarming Journey:

"Sea Star: Orphan of Chincoteague" is more than a children's book; it's a tale of compassion and courage. It's a story that resonates with anyone who has ever loved an animal and faced the challenge of letting go and embracing new beginnings.


These vintage pamphlets have been previously loved and show signs of use typical for their age. Please use the pictures as a guide. If you have any questions or need more photos, feel free to ask.

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