The Black Stallion

The Black Stallion

By Walter Farley

Random House Children's Books, Paperback, 9780679813439, 224pp.

Publication Date: August 1991

First published in 1941, Walter Farley's best-selling novel for young readers is the triumphant tale of a boy and a wild horse. From Alec Ramsay and the Black's first meeting on an ill-fated ship to their adventures on a desert island and their eventual rescue, this beloved story will hold the rapt attention of readers new and old.
This book has been selected as a Common Core State Standards Text Exemplar (Grades 4-5, Stories) in Appendix B.

About the Author
Des son plus jeune age, Walter Farley (1915-1989) apprend a monter a cheval chez son oncle. Saut d'obstacles, courses, dressage n'ont bientot plus de secret pour lui... C'est a 26 ans qu'il ecrit L'etalon Noir, son tout premier roman. L'immense succes de ce livre l'incite a poursuivre les aventures d'Alec et de son etonnant cheval arabe.

Praise For The Black Stallion

"The Black Stallion is about the most famous fictional horse of the century." --The New York Times

From the Paperback edition.