National Velvet, Paperback


The most famous and loved racing story of all time.

National Velvet is a classic tale of dreams, ambition and one girl's belief in a horse. 'Velvet'll sit on a horse like a shadow and breathe her soul into it ...I never seen such a creature on a horse.' Velvet is mad about horses.

When she wins a piebald horse in a raffle, she knows he's something special.

His heart is as big as the five-foot fences he jumps, and he'll do anything for Velvet.

Soon, she and her friend Mi have their sights set on the biggest race in England.

But can a girl win the Grand National? The book that inspired the classic film starring Elizabeth Taylor, National Velvet is a true classic of print and screen.

Alongside Black Beauty and My Friend Flicka it is one of the great horse books for children.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 256 pages, black & white illustrations
  • Publisher: Egmont UK Ltd
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  • Category: Animal stories
  • ISBN: 9781405230315



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