National Velvet Paperback
by Enid Bagnold
Part of the Egmont Modern Classics series
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: 29/06/2017
- Category: Classic
- ISBN: 9781405287500
- Hardback from £4.15