Written by Ruth Brown
Illustrated by Ruth Brown
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Ruth Brown has taken Anna Sewell’s classic Black Beauty, one of the best-loved books of all time and turned it into a handsome picture book. Her painterly style is just right for Beauty’s story and her rich, full-spread illustrations perfectly capture the major incidents in the horse’s life, from the peace and quiet of his carefree days as a foal through the drama of his escape from the stable fire, and the misery of his later years pulling carts through London’s busy streets. The story still has important lessons for readers about the treatment of animals, and Ruth Brown is faithful to that element of Sewell’s book too. This will be enjoyed equally by those new to the original and those who already love Black Beauty’s story. ~ Andrea Reece
Ruth Brown is an amazing illustrator Independent
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Haunting illustrations The Spectator
Classic tale ... beautifully illustrated. The Bookseller
Greyfriars Bobby is introduced to a new generation in Ruth Brown's lovely picture book -- Clare Poole Booksellers Choice, The Bookseller
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Black Beauty by Ruth Brown
Black Beauty's story improved the lives of horses all over the world. Seen through his own eyes, young horse lovers will be swept up in his incredible journey from a peaceful paddock to the streets of London. No matter what he encounters, nothing can break Black Beauty's spirit.
This classic tale of Black Beauty written by Anna Sewell, of a horse who is taken from a peaceful paddock to the streets of London, is retold for young horse lovers in this beautiful picture book.
About the Author
Interest Age: To 5
More books by Ruth Brown
Andersen Press Ltd
3rd September 2015
Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press
Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.
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