Black Beauty: Coloring Book by Anna Sewell
  

Black Beauty: Coloring Book

Written by Anna Sewell
Illustrated by John Green
Part of the Dover Classic Stories Coloring Book Series

Synopsis

Black Beauty: Coloring Book by Anna Sewell

About the Author

Anna Sewell

Anna Sewell was born on March 30th 1820, in Norfolk in England and was crippled while still very young. As such, she spent much time on horse-drawn carriages that allowed her some freedom of movement, and she developed as a result a great concern for the proper treatment of animals. Sewell's mother was a successful writer for children and Sewell spent time editing the texts and becoming acquainted with writing.

Sewell wrote only one book: the famous and enduringly popular Black Beauty (1877). She lived as an invalid for most of her existence, and Black Beauty - the tale of a mistreated horse with a happy ending - was written entirely in the last decade of her life when she was confined to her house. The story came from the horse's mouth, literally, as the horse spoke of extremes of joy and suffering. It was perhaps this humanising of the beast that made it such as success both as a book and as a catalyst for change in people's attitudes towards animals.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
48 pages

Author

Anna Sewell
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Publisher

Dover Publications Inc.

Publication date

13th September 1996

ISBN

9780486292724


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