The Black Stallion

The Black Stallion

By Walter Farley

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

Publication Date: August 20, 1991

Description
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
Walter Farley est ne en 1915 a New York. Il a vecu a Syracuse puis a New York. Enfant, il etait passionne de chevaux, sans en avoir jamais possede. Il partageait son amour de l'equitation avec son oncle qui etait un cavalier professionnel. Il a fait ses etudes a l'Academie de Mercersburg en Pennsylvanie et a l'universite de Colombia. C'est a cette epoque qu'il a publie son premier livre, L'Etalon Noir, qui deviendra un immense succes et sera traduit dans quatorze langues. Walter Farley est mort en 1989.


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.