The Black Stallion
The Black Stallion was a giant of a horse, glistening black – too big to be pure Arabian. He was a majestic stallion, born wild, with a speed that matched his savage, ruthless spirit.
When the steamer Drake is shipwrecked off the coast of Spain, there are only two survivors. One is young Alec Ramsay. The other is the Black Stallion who saves Alec’s life. Stranded on a desert island, boy and stallion develop a deep and special bond.
First published in 1941, Walter Farley’s best-selling novel for young readers is the triumphant tale of a boy and a wild horse. Start with Alec Ramsay and the Black’s first meeting on an ill-fated ship. Move on to adventures on a desert island. Read on to their eventual rescue. From start to finish, this beloved story will hold the rapt attention of readers new and old.