Imagine being given the opportunity of a lifetime. A test of talent and skill so great, the prize would guarantee historical immortality. Sham's Dream is a personified picture book about courageous Sham, the horse that challenged legendary Secretariat for the 1973 Kentucky Derby. Through Sham's extreme effort a hidden message surfaced worth much more than expected. Inspired by actual events, this story teaches a valuable life lesson: the act of trying without reserve is as honorable as being triumphant.
Written and illustrated by Mary Walsh. Captivating ink and watercolor imagery create an unforgettable experience for young children and horse lovers of all ages. Also included at the back of the book - Sham's picture and story for adults wanting to find out more about the valiant horse.