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 perusing dreams and taking chances, National velvet follows the adventures of 14-year-old velvet Brown. When the piebald, 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 1: 12 scale model of “the pie”. Breyer Freedom Series celebrates everything there is to love about horses! At Breyer, we believe horses inspire us like no other animal in the world. Every horse is always hand painted and 100% unique. No two Breyers are exactly alike! Welcome to a world of pure freedom – where you can have a real horse of your very own. The Freedom Series (formally known as classics) are Breyer most realistic models for young collectors. Designed in 1: 12 scale of the same quality materials as Breyer Traditional Series models, they feature authentic hand painted details for the realistic look that kids want. With contemporary accessories, barns, and riders, young horse lovers will enjoy the true-to-life experience during active role play! Age 4 and up. from the Manufacturer: Breyer is the maker of the world’s finest model horses! Since 1950, Breyer has brought a wide range of horse breeds from around the world to life for play and collecting – including real horse heroes like racehorse Secretariat, Olympian Valegro, and reining superstar Big chef to Cash! The Traditional Series offers an unmatched level of realism and attention to detail that is appreciated by children and adults alike. Each 1: 9 scale model is meticulously hand painted in rich colors, so no two are the same. Breyer has an incredible community of model horse fans, artists, and collectors, and is proud to host Briefest: a three-day extravaganza for horse lovers and Breyer enthusiasts each July in Kentucky! Bring home a Breyer model, and let your imagination run free! about Breyer: The Breyer Promise – the Breyer “promise” is the commitment we make to you, Our fans. With Breyer, you are getting a real horse of your very own. Whether a traditional best-seller or brand-new product, every Breyer Horse is created by hand, under the watchful eye of the world’s leading equine experts. Our commitment to high quality material and hand crafting mean that just like in nature, no two Breyer models are exactly alike. Because nothing is as magical as having a horse of your very own. Quite simply, we want to help everyone discover how inspiring horses can be.