First published in 1935, National Velvet is Enid Bagnold’s unforgettable tale of a horse-loving girl with aspirations of jumping glory.
A story about pursuing dreams and taking chances, National Velvet follows the adventures of 14-year-old Velvet Brown. When "The Pie," a horse with a bad habit of jumping pasture fences and making mischief, is raffled off at the village fair, Violet finds herself his new owner. She and her best friend Mi decide to train the talented jumper and enter the Grand National, England’s famed steeplechase!
This set includes the 276-page paperback book and a 1:12 scale model of The Pie.