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The Black Stallion

The Black Stallion( )
Author: Farley, Walter
Illustrator: Ward, Keith
Series title:The Black Stallion Ser.
ISBN:978-0-394-90601-0
Publication Date:Oct 1944
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Imprint:Random House Books for Young Readers
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $11.99
Book Description:

A shipwreck leaves young Alec stranded on a deserted island with a wild stallion. Dependent on each other for survival, boy and horse learn to trust and love each other as they establish an amazing friendship that lasts a lifetime.

Book Details
Pages:192
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Fiction / General
Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Horses
Book Weight:0.7 Pounds
Author Biography
Farley, Walter (Author)
Walter Farley was born in Syracuse, New York on June 26, 1915. He began writing The Black Stallion when he was a student at Columbia University and completed it while working as an advertising copywriter in New York City. It was an immediate success when it was published in 1941. During World War II, he served in the army where he wrote the second book in the series, The Black Stallion Returns. After his discharge from the service in 1946, he became a full-time author. He wrote 20 novels in the Black Stallion series. His also wrote a fictionalized biography of America's greatest Thoroughbred, Man O'War. He died of heart failure on October 17, 1989 at the age of 74.

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