The Black Stallion - by Walter Farley - Beautiful Feet Books
Read this book to see why the movie was so great! First published in 1941, Walter Farley's best-selling novel for young readers is the triumphant tale of a boy and a wild horse. Alec Ramsay is the sole survivor of a devastating shipwreck. Trapped on a desert island, Alec finds that his only companion is a horse, beautiful, unbroken, and savage...a horse whose beauty matches his wild spirit. Follow their adventures on this desert island and their eventual rescue, this beloved story will hold the rapt attention of readers new and old. Thrilling reading!
About the Author: Walter Farley's first book, The Black Stallion, was an instant hit when it appeared in 1941. Mr. Farley went on to write thirty-three other enormously popular books about the Black Stallion and other horses which were published in more than twenty countries. He died in 1989, shortly before the publication of his last novel, The Young Black Stallion, written with his son Steven.