I am the king’s horse. I live in the biggest stall in the Persian royal stables.
King Achashveirosh never comes to visit me. He is a busy man, always planning parties, and wars, and then more parties.
But tonight, something strange is going on. Haman is in the courtyard, waking me up with his racket.
I don’t know what he’s up to, but something tells me I’m not going to like it…
About Leah Sokol
Leah Sokol spent many Purims thinking about ways to write a book based on Megillas Esther, and many Pesachs asking for horseback riding lessons for her afikomen. She now lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, down the road from a riding stable. She is the author of several books for young readers.