The Black Stallion

The Black Stallion

Published originally in 1941, this book is about a young boy, Alec Ramsay who finds a wild black stallion at a small Arabian port on the Red Sea. Between the black stallion and young boy, a strange understanding grew that you lead them through untold dangers as they journeyed to America. Nor could Alec understand that his adventures with the black stallion would capture the interest of an entire nation.

Title:The Black Stallion
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780965476027
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    The Black Stallion Reviews

  • Manybooks

    Although I certainly enjoyed Walter Farley's classic tale of a boy and his horse when I read The Black Stallion as a young teenager, I most definitely never liked it quite as much as Marguerite Henry'...

  • Loretta

    A very nice children's story. ...

  • Trish

    No idea when I first read this but I was very young. This is the German edition and I always loved the covers (just looked into the English ones and am not convinced so I probably won't re-buy them). ...

  • Candace

    Alex Ramsey first meets the black stallion when they're both booked on a ship called the Drake. When the ship is destroyed during a storm, the Black stallion and Alex are the only survivors. They wash...

  • Jim

    I know I read this as a kid & yet I couldn't remember a thing about it which is odd, although I hadn't remembered Misty of Chincoteague very well, either. Too many years, I guess. Anyway, I'm really h...

  • Tara Lynn

    I've been an avid horse fanatic since before I can remember. Unfortunately, when you're a kid growing up in the city, there's nothing a horse fanatic can do about it until they grow up and can afford ...

  • Jessica

    Reading this to my kids, I honestly wonder if I've actually read it! I read all the Walter Farley books as a kid, and we also owned the movie on VHS. So I suspect that I had simply seen the movie, and...

  • Gracelyn Buckner

    I don't like horses, or horse books, but I really enjoyed this one....

  • Wanda

    ***Wanda’s Summer Carnival of Children’s Literature***Wow, talk about fantasy! And yet this is the book which ignited my passion for reading. Totally unrealistic and it was totally captivating to ...

  • Amanda NEVER MANDY

    I didn’t remember this book as being a race horse story. My memory of it was a child bonding with an animal. It’s funny how the mind can omit the things from memory that we don’t like or aren’...