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National Velvet By Enid Bagnold

National Velvet by Enid Bagnold

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Summary

Velvet is mad about horses. When she wins a piebald horse in a raffle, she knows he's something special. His heart is as big as the five-foot fences he jumps, and he'll do anything for Velvet. Soon, she and her friend Mi have their sights set on the biggest race in England. But can a girl win the Grand National?

National Velvet Summary

National Velvet by Enid Bagnold

The most famous and loved racing story of all time. National Velvet is a classic tale of dreams, ambition and one girl's belief in a horse. `Velvet'll sit on a horse like a shadow and breathe her soul into it . . . I never seen such a creature on a horse.' Fourteen year old Velvet is mad about horses. When she wins a piebald horse in a raffle, she knows he's something special. His heart is as big as the five-foot fences he jumps, and he'll do anything for Velvet. Soon, she and her friend Mi have their sights set on the biggest race in England. But can a girl win the Grand National? Perfect for horse and ponly lovers from nine to ninety nine years old. The book that inspired the classic film starring Elizabeth Taylor, National Velvet is a true classic of print and screen. Alongside Black Beauty and My Friend Flicka it is one of the great horse books for children. `My childhood dreams were based on this book - it was the only place I'd ever seen them come true' Clare Balding

About Enid Bagnold

Enid Bagnold was born in 1889 and was mostly brought up in Jamaica. She was a nurse and a driver in France during the First World War. Enid Bagnold wrote poems, novels and plays, the most famous of which is The Chalk Garden. National Velvet is her most well-known novel, and remains much-loved to this day.

Additional information

GOR008910409
9781405287500
1405287500
National Velvet by Enid Bagnold
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Egmont UK Ltd
2017-06-29
352
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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