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  • Bibliography:
    26 Books (1 Series)
  • First Book:
    October 1944
  • Latest Book:
    April 2007
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Full Series List in Order

The Black Stallion

1 - The Black Stallion (Oct-1944)
2 - The Black Stallion Returns (Oct-1945)
3 - Son of the Black Stallion (1947)
4 - The Island Stallion (Oct-1948)
5 - The Black Stallion and Satan (1949)
6 - The Black Stallion's Blood Bay Colt (1950)
7 - The Island Stallion's Fury (1951)
8 - The Black Stallion's Filly (Aug-1952)
9 - The Black Stallion Revolts (1953)
10 - The Black Stallion's Sulky Colt (Jun-1954)
11 - The Island Stallion Races (Oct-1955)
12 - The Black Stallion's Courage (Oct-1956)
13 - The Black Stallion Mystery (Sep-1957)
14 - The Horse-Tamer (Aug-1958)
15 - The Black Stallion and Flame (1960)
16 - The Black Stallion Challenged (1964)
17 - The Black Stallion's Ghost (Sep-1969)
18 - The Black Stallion and the Girl (1971)
20 - The Black Stallion Legend (Sep-1983)
21 - The Young Black Stallion (Sep-1991)

Book List in Order: 26 titles

  • The wildest of all wild creatures…a stallion unbroken, untamed! That was the Black Stallion -- a fabulous horse who shared a desert island with a shipwrecked boy...who was tamed by the boy's love...and who carried his young friend through amazin...

  • Alec Ramsay has had to return the Black Stallion to an Arabian chieftain who has proven ownership of the mighty horse and taken him to Arabia. Determined to buy the Black, Alec travels halfway around the world to a land of mystery and intrigue. What ...

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    Black's Blood When the Black Stallion's arrives from Arabia, young Alec believes his dreams have come true. Satan is everything a horse should be: beautiful, spirited, and intelligent. But veteran trainer Henry sees something disturbing in the colt's...

  • Flame was a dream horse! Steve Duncan had a haunting vision of finding a magnificent red stallion ...and finally discovered him in a hidden island paradise. But the giant horse was wild and unapproachable. Then Steve saved Flame from a horrible deat...

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    Who's the Fastest One of All? The Black's son Satan has just won the Triple Crown championship, and Alec should be the happiest guy in the world. But he's miserable. He still misses the Black, who's far off in Arabia with his rightful owner, Sheikh ...

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    Born to race Veteran driver Jimmy Creech wants desperately to make a comeback in harness racing. All his hopes are riding on a colt named Bonfire, the second son of the Black Stallion. Bonfire has inherited his mother's gentle disposition and the...

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    Only Steve Duncan and his friend Pitch know of the valley hidden behind the high cliffs of the remote Caribbean Azul Island. And only the two of them know of the beautiful, purebred horses that live there, under the watchful eye of the great red stal...

  • "She’ll never be a racehorse,” murmurs the crowd as Black Minx is led into the sales ring. But Alec Ramsay thinks differently and buys the Black’s first filly to train her for the Kentucky Derby. But Black Minx, like her sire, ...

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    Never fully tamed, the Black has attacked and nearly killed another horse. Hoping that some freedom and open space will help calm the wild stallion, Alec Ramsay arranges for them to go to a huge desert ranch. But a terrible accident separates the two...

  • Bonfire, the Black Stallion’s colt who is a champion harness racer, is in training for the biggest race of his career: the Hambletonian. But a routine practice race turns disastrous in a collision of wood, metal, horses, and jockeys. Bonfire escape...

  • More than anything, Steve Duncan dreams of racing his huge, wild stallion, Flame. The horse is untrained, but incredibly fast and Steve just wants to show him off. When two strangers show up and offer to make Steve’s dream a reality, Steve cannot b...

  • When Hopeful Farm burns down, Alec’s dreams for the future go up in smoke. How can he get the money to rebuild? To make matters worse, a strong young colt named Eclipse has taken the racing world by storm, threatening to replace the Black in th...

  • Was the Black Stallion’s sire alive? When Alec Ramsay saw the three handsome foreign-born colts, he couldn't believe his eyes. The colts were almost exact models of the Black Stallion! They must have had the same sire, but the official Arabian r...

  • "THE HORSE-TAMER: Professor William Dailey claimed he could cure any horse of biting, kicking, balking, running a way, throwing himself over backward, shying at umbrellas, at baby carriages, or at anything else. For Dailey was a professional horse-ta...

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    Lost at sea! When their plane crashes in the Caribbean, Alec and the Black Stallion are swept apart -- to struggle for their lives in shark-infested waters. While Alec manages to make it safely back to civilization, the exhausted stallion lets the...

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    The famous Walter Farley (whose Black Stallion stories are loved by millions of older children) has now written a story every beginning reader not only can but will want to read and re-read all by himself. A child who loves ponies will lose his hear...

  • Before Secretariat and Seabiscuit, Man o’ War set the standard for horse racing.Walter Farley, the creator of the Black Stallion, chronicles the mightiest racer ever seen on an American racetrack from his surging power and blistering speed to his o...

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    The Black is the fastest horse in America, and Alec Ramsay is preparing him for a big race. Suddenly there comes a new challenger: the Island Stallion, Flame! An unproven racer, Flame can run like the wind. And his jockey, Steve Duncan, knows that th...

  • While riding the Black in the Everglades one day, Alec meets a man astride a ghostly gray mare. Alec?s fascination with the man turns to fear as he realizes the man is dangerously close to insanity. Soon Alec and the Black are caught up in a deadly c...

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    Hopeful Farm’s success has greatly increased Alec and Henry’s workload, and finally, Alec decides to seek help. When Pam Athena, a very diminutive and very pretty girl applies for the job, Alec can’t imagine that she could be of any use. But th...

  • When Alec's fiancee is killed in a tragic accident, he flees west with the Black. Dazed and heartsick, Alec wanders in the desert until a Native American boy rescues him from near death and recounts a startling prophecy. According to legend, a rider ...

  • WILD AND FREE Born in the mountain stronghold of an Arabian sheikh, the Black Stallion is a horse like no other. Big, beautiful, and savage, he has courage in his heart and fire in his eyes. Surely this magnificent creature is destined for greatness....

  • Walter Farley's tales of bravery, instinct, and survival have been captivating readers for almost 65 years. Here, in a handsome gift set, are four of the best, starting with The Black Stallion, where Alec Ramsay saves the Black after a shipwreck. The...

  • Available again after almost 50 years is the picture book version of The Black Stallion. With stunning retro illustrations and Farley's fast-paced text, this gorgeous book will appeal to the nostalgic and adventurous alike. As the sole human survivor...

Award-Winning Books by Walter Farley

The Black Stallion Returns
1948 Young Reader's Choice Award -- Children's
The Black Stallion
1944 Young Reader's Choice Award -- Children's

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Walter Farley has published 26 books.

Walter Farley does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Big Black Horse, was published in April 2007.

The first book by Walter Farley, The Black Stallion, was published in October 1944.

Yes. Walter Farley has 1 series.