by Michael Morpurgo
Albert Narracott Timeline & Summary
- Albert connects with a young horse purchased by his father. He names the horse Joey.
- Despite Albert's protestations, his father sells Joey to the military.
- A few years later, Albert, now an army vet (as in veterinarian), is reunited with Joey.
- Joey's on the verge of death from tetanus, but Albert nurses him back to health.
- After the war, Joey is purchased by an old Frenchman, Emilie's Grandpapa, who gives Joey to Albert.
- Albert marries his sweetheart, Maisie Brown, and he, Maisie, and Albert (along with Albert's now-sober father) live happily ever after in England.