The Black Stallion Mystery by Walter Farley 1957 Scholastic Book Services Paperback Book

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Immerse yourself in the captivating world of equine adventures with The Black Stallion Mystery, a standout novel by Walter Farley from his beloved Black Stallion series. This 1957 edition published by Scholastic Book Services,  brings you a compelling story not about the famed Black but about his first filly.

Despite her initial portrayal as spoiled and unwanted, this tale unwinds into an inspiring journey of transformation. Witness how Henry and Alec nurture her into a celebrated racehorse. This book is a must-read for all horse lovers and Farley enthusiasts.


  • Author: Walter Farley
  • Year: 1957
  • Publisher: Scholastic Book Services
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dimensions: 7x5x1 inches
  • Condition: Minor wear on the cover, as shown in the photos

Key Features:

  • Engaging Story: A tale of transformation and triumph, focusing on the Black's first filly.
  • Standout Novel: Renowned as one of the better books in the Black Stallion series.
  • Series Integration: While it is part of a series, it can be enjoyed as a standalone story.
  • Timeless Appeal: captures the hearts of new readers and longtime fans of Walter Farley's work.

Beyond The Final Page:

'The Black Stallion Mystery' isn't just a story; it's an exploration of character and potential set in the thrilling world of horse racing. It's an invitation to discover the hidden depths and abilities within the unlikeliest of characters. This book is a testament to the enduring charm and excitement that Farley's stories bring to readers of all ages.


This vintage item has been previously cherished and shows signs of love and time. The minor wear on its cover reflects its journey through the hands of readers who have enjoyed its story. Please refer to the photos for a closer look. Should you have any questions or require more images, do not hesitate to ask.

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