National Velvet, Paperback Book


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.'Fourteen year old 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?Perfect for horse and ponly lovers from nine to ninety nine years old.

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. `My childhood dreams were based on this book - it was the only place I'd ever seen them come true' Clare Balding


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Egmont UK Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Classic
  • ISBN: 9781405287500



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