Study Guide

War Horse Chapter 4

By Michael Morpurgo

Chapter 4

  • Sure enough, Albert's tipsy pops sells Joey to Captain Nicholls, a soldier in town. He gets quite a few nickels for him, too: forty pounds.
  • Before everything is complete, Albert shows up. He's determined to stop the sale.
  • Unfortunately, the sale goes through, but Captain Nicholls tells Albert that he likes his spirit. Maybe someday he can join the cavalry and find him. Sounds like trying to find a horse-shaped needle in a haystack the size of France...