National Velvet - Book and Charm Author:Enid Bagnold The timeless story of spirited Velvet Brown and her beloved horse has thrilled generations of readers. And now the republication of this classic story in a fresh, up-to-date package will charm confirmed fans while captivating new ones. Fourteen-year-old Velvet is determined to turn her untamed horse into a champion and personally ride him to vic... more »tory in the world's greatest steeplechase, the Grand National.« less
Classic...fourteen year old Velvet Brown is determined to turn Pie, the unruly horse she won in a raffle, into a champion and personally ride him to victory in the world's greatest steeplechase, the Grand National. Velvet soon learns that it will take more than hard work & dedication to achieve her goal - she will also need love, courage, and the magical power of childhood dreams.