El caballo cobarde

The Cowardly Horse | Anaya, 2008

A king wanted to be the owner of the best horse in the whole world, and he swore that he would not stop until he had found it.

So when, on a farm, he found a grey foal with a golden mane and tail, he knew that this was his horse and he didn’t mind paying a hundred pieces of silver for him. However, in battle, the horse didn’t behave exactly how the king had expected… A beautiful parable about ambition and luck, written by well-known poet and novelist Felipe Benítez Reyes.

✏️  Illustration by Beatriz Martín Vidal