The Black Stallion Returns

The Black Stallion Returns

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by Walter Farley
     
 

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In this, the second book in the series, the heart-stopping adventures of the Black Stallion continue as Alec discovers that two men are after the Black. One claims to be the Black’s rightful owner and one is trying to kill the beautiful steed. An Arab chieftain proves his ownership of the Black and takes him away, but Alec is determined to find his horse again.

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In this, the second book in the series, the heart-stopping adventures of the Black Stallion continue as Alec discovers that two men are after the Black. One claims to be the Black’s rightful owner and one is trying to kill the beautiful steed. An Arab chieftain proves his ownership of the Black and takes him away, but Alec is determined to find his horse again. Following the pair to Arabia, Alec encounters great evil and intrigue, as only a horse as spectacular as the Black could inspire.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780307804938
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
09/28/2011
Series:
Black Stallion
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
203,378
Lexile:
850L (what's this?)
File size:
3 MB
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Walter Farley's first book, The Black Stallion, was an instant hit when it appeared in 1941. Mr. Farley went on to write thirty-three other enormously popular books about the Black Stallion and other horses which were published in more than twenty countries. He died in 1989, shortly before the publication of his last novel, The Young Black Stallion, written with his son Steven.

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The Black Stallion Returns 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 41 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Such a cool book!!!! You have to read this series if you love Horses!!! NEVER READ A BETTER SERIES!!! (NO JOKE)
Guest More than 1 year ago
The second book in the Black Stallion series, it is about Alec's adventure in Arabia, in search of his beloved horse which was taken away from him. You don't have to be a horse lover to love this book. Once you start reading it, you will not be able to put it down, as I found out. Do yourself a favor and buy the entire series. If I could rate the series 50 stars, I DEFINATELY would.
Guest More than 1 year ago
The Black Stallion Returns is probably one of the best books I've ever read. If you love horses and a good mystery, this is the perfect book for you.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She watches the adder, waiting until she knows it's asleep. She quietly crouches and stals toward it. She stops a couple tail-lengths away and looks at the adder, waiting to see if it will wake up. The adder is still asleep. Shiningshadow takes another step toward it, the pounces on it. The adder wakes up, it's eyes full of hatred. It opens it's mouth and hisses, but before it can attack, Shiningshadow bites down hard on it's neck. The adder stops moving, and the black she-cat drags it away.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Falconclaw feels something strange come over him and he turns back. "Help her." He hears a voice carried on the wind. He goes back and sees her hind leg. "Do you want me to carry you back to camp?" He asks her.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is an aweome book. Read the series.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book will sweep you off your feet into a whole different horizon. This amazing book has loads of excitement. Too good to be true. The ending made me want to read the next book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love that book and everyone should read it! It is about how The Black is taken away from Alec and how he goes out to find him.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I gotta have this book
HomeSchoolBookReview More than 1 year ago
Several years ago, my wife went to the library and checked out Walter Farley's The Black Stallion and its sequel The Black Stallion Returns for our older son Mark, who was then middle-school age, to read. At that time, I read The Black Stallion, in which a young boy named Alec Ramsay, who is returning from a visit to his uncle in India, and a mysterious Arabian horse which Alec calls the Black are the sole survivors of a shipwreck on an island off the coast of Portugal. Later, after the two are rescued, Alec trains the Black and the horse wins a very important race. However, I did not get to read the sequel. As The Black Stallion Returns opens, the Black is being housed in the stables of Alec's neighbor Henry Dailey, a horse trainer. One night, someone tries to steal or kill the horse, but is scared away, dropping a gold neck chain with a medallion having a phoenix carved in ivory on it. Shortly after that, an Arabian sheik named Abu Ja'kub ben Ishak comes with all the necessary paperwork to claim the Black as his own and refusing to sell the horse at any price takes him back to Arabia. Not knowing this, Charles Volence, the owner of one of the horses which the Black had beaten, arrives to see if he can buy the horse. Volence invites Alec and Henry to go to Arabia with him to ask if Abu Ishak might change his mind about selling the Black or at least might be willing to sell him some of the horse's offspring. After landing in Arabia, they meet Ibn al Khaldun who has a medallion just like the one they found in the stable. On the way across the desert to Ishak's territory, their guide is killed and his assistants flee with all their supplies during a sand storm. Can they survive the desert? Do they make it to Ishak? And will Alec ever see his beloved Black again? The Black Stallion is a good boy-and-his-horse story. But for sheer adventure and excitement, it is hard to beat The Black Stallion Returns. I really enjoyed reading the book. It would make good fictional reading to supplement a study of Arabia. Concerning language, some common euphemisms (primarily "gosh" and "gee") are found. Other than a few references to smoking tobacco and wagering on horse races, there is nothing else objectionable. Farley wrote some 21 books in "The Black Stallion" series, including Son of the Black Stallion, The Black Stallion and Satan, The Black Stallion's Ghost, The Black Stallion Revolts, The Black Stallion Mystery, The Island Stallion, The Island Stallion's Fury, The Black Stallion and Flame, and The Black Stallion Challenged. The final book, The Young Black Stallion, which is actually a "prequel," was co-written with Farley's son Steven.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The book was ok but the first book was great!
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No warriors
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Best book ever!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
((To my dearest readers: Now here is your chance to give me one idea what Equestria Sercet Safe will pick up the data to Cupcake's Sweet little Stallion.)) <p> Cupcakes muttered,"Stupid father." She went to Blight's house. She gave her hug and went to sleep. Untill next day, her father and his army was guarding the school. They predicted the stallion is a robot. Cupcakes' stallion came in school without any supcious activity. He loved Cupcakes than anything.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Stuck, he couldnt run. He quickly thought of a way to escape. He chewed the string and snapped it. Running desprately towards anywhere safe, he soon was lost.
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Heathershine is having kitts on friday
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"Here Goldenstripe!"~Flowerpaw
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Swiftly jumps and kills a prarie dog and pads to his hideout to eat it
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Ther is laughing coming from a tree, then another, as tgough the cat travled from ttree to tree.
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