By Enid Bagnold
(HarperCollins, Paperback, 9780380810567, 272pp.)
Publication Date: December 1999
The timeless story of spirited Velvet Brown and her beloved horse has thrilled generations of readers. And now the republication of this classic story in a fresh, up-to-date package will charm confirmed fans while captivating new ones. Fourteen-year-old Velvet is determined to turn her untamed horse into a champion and personally ride him to victory in the world's greatest steeplechase, the Grand National.
Enid Bagnold, who died in 1981, is best know for National Velvet and for her play The Chalk Garden, both of which were made into movies.