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Anna Sewell - Author

About the Author

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.

Featured books by Anna Sewell

Other books by Anna Sewell

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/10/2019

Black Beauty: Bath Treasury of Children's Classics

Black Beauty: Bath Treasury of Children's Classics

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2019

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell, Meg Rosoff Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/09/2019

A stunningly beautiful hardback edition of the most famous animal stories in the world. Black Beauty is a handsome, sweet-tempered colt with a strong spirit. As a young colt he is free to gallop in the fresh green meadows with his beloved mother, Duchess, and their kind master. But when his owners are forced to sell him, Black Beauty goes from a life of comfort and kindness to one of hard labour and cruelty. Bravely he works as hard as he can, suffering at the hands of men who treat animals badly. But Black Beauty has an unbreakable spirit and will, and is determined to survive . . . Also in Puffin Clothbound Classics: 9780241411155 Dracula 9780241411162 The Secret Garden 9780241411193 A Christmas Carol 9780241411209 The Wizard of Oz 9780241411216 Treasure Island

Black Beauty (Illustrated) Classic of World Literature

Black Beauty (Illustrated) Classic of World Literature

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/12/2018

Black Beauty (Picture Book)

Black Beauty (Picture Book)

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/11/2018

Discover the magic of Anna Sewell's Black Beauty in this picture book, retold and stunningly illustrated by Ruth Brown for the very youngest of horse lovers. 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. 'A real treat for young horse-lovers' Irish Times

Black Beauty His Groom and Companions; The Uncle Tom's Cabin of the Horse

Black Beauty His Groom and Companions; The Uncle Tom's Cabin of the Horse

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/2018

Black Beauty His Groom and Companions; The Uncle Tom's Cabin of the Horse

Black Beauty His Groom and Companions; The Uncle Tom's Cabin of the Horse

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/10/2018

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2018

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/09/2018

Black Beauty is a perennial children's favourite, one which has never been out of print since its publication in 1877. It is a moralistic tale of the life of the horse related in the form of an autobiography, describing the world through the eyes of the creature. In taking this anthropomorphic approach, the author Anna Sewell broke new literary ground and her effective storytelling ability makes it very easy for the reader to accept the premise that a horse is recounting the exploits in the narrative. The gentle thoroughbred, Black Beauty, is raised with care and is treated well until a vicious groom injures him. The damaged horse is then sold to various masters at whose hands he experiences cruelty and neglect. After many unpleasant episodes, including one where he becomes a painfully overworked cab horse in London, Black Beauty finally canters towards a happy ending. Although Anna Sewell's classic is set firmly in the Victorian period, its message is universal and timeless: animals will serve humans well if they are treated with consideration and kindness. There have been many film and television adaptations of the story, but it is only the novel that captures the authentic voice of the central character.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell, Lauren St John Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/09/2018

Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure. This edition of Black Beauty features illustrations by Cecil Aldin and an afterword by author and conservationist Lauren St. John. Black Beauty enjoys a carefree upbringing in a pleasant meadow with his mother, where his gentle first master trains him well - until he is reluctantly forced to sell him. Through a long and varied life, Black Beauty passes from one owner to the next; some treat him well, others are so cruel that they inflict lasting damage. Anna Sewell's biographical novel about a horse is one of the bestselling books of all time, and her depiction of Victorian society's harsh treatment of animals inspired significant changes to animal welfare in both the UK and America.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/08/2018

A handsome and sweet-tempered horse, Black Beauty is strong and spirited. His mother warns him that there are bad, cruel men in the world, but Black Beauty sees none of it in his fine, happy home. Until the day when he is sold, when his life changes immeasurably and he finally sees the truth in his mother's words. As he moves from master to master, Beauty's adventures will captivate readers, and June Brigman's wonderful illustrations will capture their imaginations.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/07/2018

Illustrated Classic: Black Beauty

Illustrated Classic: Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2018

Beautifully written, Black Beauty reveals what life was like for a horse during the Victorian era, from a young colt growing up to becoming a cab-horse on bustling London streets. With a stunning foiled jacket, ribbon marker and beautiful original colour illustrations throughout, this is a book to treasure.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell, Jo Franklin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/05/2018

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/04/2018

Follow the moving story of Black Beauty, a sleek, well-bred horse, who leaves a pleasant meadow in the countryside for the dark streets of Victorian London. Complete and unabridged, this hardback gift edition of Anna Sewell's classic novel features beautiful illustrations by Fiona Hsieh throughout.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/04/2018

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: eBook Release Date: 22/03/2018

Black Beauty is considered one of the greatest works of children's literature, and has sold millions of copies. Heraklion Press has included a linked table of contents in this edition of Anna Sewell's classic.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2018

A handsome horse with a glossy black coat and a pretty white staron his forehead, Black Beauty seems to lead a charmed life. Although his mother warns him that there are 'bad, cruel men' in the world, he begins his life in a happy home, with a friendly groom to look after him and plenty to eat. However, when a change of circumstances means that he is sold, he soon discovers the truth of his mother's words.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: eBook Release Date: 01/03/2018

Young Folks' Edition. 1 color illustration and 20 black-and-white illustrations. According to Wikipedia: "e;Anna Sewell (30 March 1820 - 25 April 1878) was a British writer, best known as the author of the classic novel Black Beauty.... Her only publication was Black Beauty, which she wrote between 1871 and 1877 ... Anna Sewell sold the novel to the local publishers Jarrolds for GBP40 on 24 November 1877, when she was 57. Although now considered a children's classic, she originally wrote it for those who worked with horses. Anna said "e;It's a special aim being to induce kindness, sympathy, and an understanding treatment of horses."e;

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/02/2018

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/01/2018

Black Beauty is a perennial children's favourite, one which has never been out of print since its publication in 1877. It is a moralistic tale of the life of the horse related in the form of an autobiography, describing the world through the eyes of the creature. In taking this anthropomorphic approach, the author Anna Sewell broke new literary ground and her effective storytelling ability makes it very easy for the reader to accept the premise that a horse is recounting the exploits in the narrative. The gentle thoroughbred, Black Beauty, is raised with care and is treated well until a vicious groom injures him. The damaged horse is then sold to various masters at whose hands he experiences cruelty and neglect. After many unpleasant episodes, including one where he becomes a painfully overworked cab horse in London, Black Beauty finally canters towards a happy ending. Although Anna Sewell's classic is set firmly in the Victorian period, its message is universal and timeless: animals will serve humans well if they are treated with consideration and kindness. There have been many film and television adaptations of the story, but it is only the novel that captures the authentic voice of the central character.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2018

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/07/2017

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/06/2017

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2017

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2016

Now I say that with cruelty and oppression it is everybody's business to interfere when they see it. Transcending time and place, Anna Sewell's moving classic has inspired kindness, tolerance and hope since it was first published in 1877. Now one of the bestselling children's books of all time, and with themes that are possibly more relevant today than ever before, the story of Black Beauty continues to captivate children, lingering in their minds well into adulthood.

Mini Classic Black Beauty

Mini Classic Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2016

Beautifully written, Mini Classic Black Beauty reveals what life was like for a horse during the Victorian era. Read all about his life as a young colt, his adventures growing up with his best friends Ginger and Merrylegs, and learn about life as a cab-horse on bustling London streets. Favourite characters and scenes have been reimagined in more than twenty beautiful full-colour plate illustrations by Chiara Fedele. Useful notes further enrich the reading experience for children aged 8+.

Black Beauty (1000 Copy Limited Edition)

Black Beauty (1000 Copy Limited Edition)

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/09/2016

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 24/08/2016

Experience the lifetime of a horse in late 19th century England with this beloved, classic tale. Originally published in 1877, Black Beauty is the autobiography of a horse, chronicling a his life experience at the hands of his owners. Some are cruel, with no empathy, while others are kind and gentle. Each experience in Black Beauty's life teaches the reader a lesson aout kindness, compassion, and respect. With illustrations by Cecil Aldin, this beautiful, vibrant clothbound hardcover is unabridged and makes a great addition to every child's library. The Knickerbocker Classics bring together the essential works of classic authors from around the world in stunning editions to be collected and enjoyed.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: eBook Release Date: 08/08/2016

Black Beauty is the autobiography of a horse. This gentle book follows the life a well bred horse, from her early childhood in a pleasant meadow, through a myriad of owners-some kind and some cruel-until fate returns her to the meadow in which she was born. A wonderful story that will remain with you and your child.

Black Beauty (Illustrated by Robert L. Dickey)

Black Beauty (Illustrated by Robert L. Dickey)

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/02/2016

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2016

After a wonderful early life as a young colt on Farmer Gray's meadows, the stallion Black Beauty is sold to Squire Gordon of Birtwick Hall and joins the gentleman's stables. While his existence is no longer as carefree as before and he has to be trained by humans, he enjoys the company of the other horses there, such as the fiery Ginger and the kind Merrylegs. Unfortunately one day he is sold on to new owners, and a new chapter opens in his life, full of uncertainty, hardship and cruelty. Will Black Beauty ever make it back home, or reconnect with the people and horses that cared about him?

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: eBook Release Date: 01/01/2016

Follow the adventures of a young horse in Victorian England, beginning with his idyllic upbringing with his mother on a farm, to his short career as a carriage horse for a wealthy family, to his tough and often abusive work as a cab horse. From the kindest to the cruelest of owners, Black Beauty always tries to listen to his mother's advice and do his work with a good will. This book was hugely influential in cultivating public interest in making sure horses were treated without cruelty. An ardent advocate for animal welfare, English author Anna Sewell published her first and only novel in 1877, five months before her death. This unabridged version was taken from the 1911 American copyright edition.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: eBook Release Date: 12/11/2015

Nach einer behuteten Jugend fuhrt der schwarze, stattliche Hengst Black Beauty in der liebevollen Umgebung eines Gutshofs das Leben eines Reit- und Kutschpferdes. Eines Tages jedoch muss sein Besitzer ihn aus Geldnot verkaufen und Black Beauty gerat in die Fange skrupelloser und egoistischer Menschen. Ein Ende seiner grausamen Leidenszeit scheint schon nicht mehr in Sicht, da nimmt ein kleiner Junge sich seiner an und sein Leben eine Wende. Mit ihrem aufruttelnden Tierroman "e;Black Beauty"e; schuf die englische Schriftstellerin Anna Sewell 1877 das groe Vorbild aller modernen Pferdegeschichten - ein Muss!

Black Beauty (Picture Book)

Black Beauty (Picture Book)

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2015

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.

Black Beauty Faber Children's Classics

Black Beauty Faber Children's Classics

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2015

What more could I want? Why, liberty! Black Beauty is born in a beautiful meadow and cared for by gentle humans. But life takes him far from home, from the stable of a gentleman, to gruelling work as a cab horse in the city. Where will Black Beauty's journey lead him next? And is there anyone he can truly trust?

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: eBook Release Date: 10/06/2015

Black Beauty is the autobiography of a horse. This gentle book follows the life a well bred horse, from her early childhood in a pleasant meadow, through a myriad of owners-some kind and some cruel-until fate returns her to the meadow in which she was born. A wonderful story that will remain with you and your child.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: eBook Release Date: 10/03/2015

Wild and free, Black Beauty is the beloved colt of a kind and generous master. But Black Beautys life is forever changed when his master is forced to sell him to a stable in the bustling city of London.HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: eBook Release Date: 11/11/2014

Anna Sewell said that the aim of her "e;little book"e; was "e;to induce kindness, sympathy and an understanding treatment of horses."e; Though the book had scant influence when it was first published in 1877, it has since become a classic.Black Beauty tells his own story: he was born to caring masters, allowed as a young horse to run free on a well-kept farm. Once away from his home, he is stripped of his name and his dignity, but never of his courage; his good nature and gentleness see him through the difficult life he must endure.Anna Sewell's expert knowledge and thoughtful compassion for horses have ensured the lasting popularity and impact of this, her only book.Newly commissioned illustrations by Victor Ambrus, an introduction by Naomi Lewis, and a format just the right size for young hands make this the edition of choice for a new generation of readers.

Black Beauty With 21 Original Illustrations by the Author (Aziloth Books)

Black Beauty With 21 Original Illustrations by the Author (Aziloth Books)

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/11/2014

Oxford Children's Classics: Black Beauty

Oxford Children's Classics: Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/09/2014

Horses, hope, and heartbreak. Come with Beauty on the journey of a lifetime. There's hardship and friendship, kindness and cruelty, but above all else, love. Oxford Children's Classics present not only the original and unabridged story of Black Beauty in a beautiful new edition, but also help you to discover a whole world of new adventures with a vast assortment of recommendations and activities.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/09/2014

The handsome horse Black Beauty begins his life in a happy home, until a change of circumstances leads him to learn about a crueler side of life. Black Beauty is the ultimate classic novel for horse fans of all ages.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: eBook Release Date: 18/03/2014

The timeless tale of a horse named BeautyWith his fine black coat, his one white foot, and the distinctive white star on his forehead, Black Beauty is a magnificent creature, the pride of Squire Gordon's country estate. But when the squire has to move abroad, Beauty's fortunes change, and at the hands of other masters he suffers the cruelty and disregard that were sadly all too common for horses in Victorian England. In his wise, candid, and endearing voice, Black Beauty offers insight not just into his own experiences, but into the lives of Ginger, Merrylegs, Peggy, Captain, and all the special horses he meets along the way.Crippled by a childhood injury, for most of her life Anna Sewell relied on horses to get around. She wroteBlack Beautyto encourage readers to view these animals with the same respect and sympathy she did, and the enduring popularity of the novel and its profound influence on the animal rights movement are testaments to her remarkable success.This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: eBook Release Date: 25/02/2014

Black Beauty is one of the best-selling novels ever published and takes its title from the horse who narrates the story. Black Beauty begins his young life in the English countryside and eventually becomes a cab horse in London. After many moves and changes, he retires back in his beloved green pastures, where he reflects on the treatment he received, both good and bad, by his owners and handlers. The only book by English author Anna Sewell, Black Beauty was meant to call for humane and ethical treatment of animals, particularly horses, with which Sewell shared a special bond throughout her life. First published in 1877, Black Beauty has been adapted multiple times for film and television.

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Classics: Level 16: Black Beauty

Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Classics: Level 16: Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell, Julie Sykes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/01/2014

Black Beauty is the autobiography of a horse, who narrates the amazing story of his life. See Black Beauty grow up with his best friends Ginger and Merrylegs, and leave home to become a working horse doing different jobs for many different owners - some kind and some cruel. Exciting and powerful classic stories to enrich and extend your children's reading experiences. TreeTops Classics are carefully adapted versions of must-read stories which introduce your readers to significant authors, powerful plots and characters that have stood the test of time. These abridged versions of classics have been sensitively adapted by top children's authors to ensure that language and content is appropriate, but remain faithful to the original. These enchanting stories will appeal to all your junior readers and introduce them to a rich literary heritage. Each book includes author biographies and notes to help with historical and social context and any challenging vocabulary, ensuring the books are easily accessible. Books contain inside cover notes to support children in their reading. Help with children's reading development also available at www.oxfordowl.co.uk. The books are finely levelled, making it easy to match every child to the right book.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2013

Scholastic Children's Books are proud to publish thisbeautiful edition of the classic tale, Black Beauty. Black Beauty is a young black colt and loves roaming Farmer Gray's fields with his mother. As Black Beauty grows into a handsome stallion, he is trained into the use of a saddle and whip and sold to Squire Gordon of Birtwick Hall. Here, he makes many friends including the angry Ginger, the well-meaning Merrylegs and the elderly Sir Oliver, as well as stablehands James and John. When Squire Gordon has to move abroad to improve his wife's ill health, Black Beauty is sold again to Earlshall Park. So begins a hard and unsettled life for Black Beauty who is always at the whim of his human owners. Often he is whipped and made to wear blinkers or the bearing rein, at other times he must work as a cab horse on the busy London streets. Will Black Beauty ever be able to roam the fields again as he did in his childhood? What has become of his friends Ginger and Merrylegs? Rediscover Anna Sewell's moving tale of the hardships of being an animal in a human world with Scholastic's classic edition. SCHOLASTIC INK DOT CLASSICS - COLLECT THEM ALL! A Christmas Carol A Little Princess Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Anne Of Green Gables Black Beauty Five Children and It Just So Stories Kidnapped Little Women Moonfleet Oliver Twist Pollyanna The Happy Prince and Other Stories The Jungle Book The Railway Children The Secret Garden The Wind in the Willows The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Treasure Island What Katy Did

Enchanted Collection

Enchanted Collection

This beautifully packaged set includes five classic masterpieces. Each exquisitely bound volume features charming four-color illustrations, a ribbon marker, and gorgeous design elements throughout. Housed in a keepsake slipcase with a magnetic closure, its a collection meant to be cherished for a lifetime. Readers set out with timid Mole as he explores the world, learning about courage and friendship through a series of misadventures with Rat, Toad, and Badger in The Wind in the Willows. From the River Bank, tumble down the rabbit hole with Alice to a madcap world where nonsense rules in Alices Adventures in Wonderland. From Victorian England, its on to a small New England town in Little Women, where Jo March and her three sisters struggle to achieve their dreams amid the shifting roles of women in the Civil War era. Sent to live with her uncle, orphan Mary Lennox uncovers the mysteries of Misselthwaite Manor in The Secret Garden. Readers then journey through the English countryside and London with a gentle, hardworking horse who experiences kindness and cruelty at the hands of different masters in Black Beauty. Whether encountering these cherished tales for the first or the fiftieth time, readers will find enchantment in this collection. Product Features: Embossed slipcase with magnetic closure Five hardcover volumes each featuring a ribbon marker and four-color illustration throughout

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/08/2013

This title is suitable for children aged 7 years and up. Black Beauty is the classic horse story, a beautiful and touching tale told by the title character himself. Set in Victorian London, it follows Beauty's life and changing fortunes as he moves from owner to owner. As the horse encounters new experiences and new friends who reveal their own histories, the story quietly paints a fascinating portrait of how animals were treated during that era.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: eBook Release Date: 30/07/2013

Black Beauty, one of the best-selling novels of all time, is moving memoir of a horse named Black Beauty. Reflecting on his life from his time as a young colt in the English countryside to his life pulling a cab in the busy city of London, to his eventual retirement back in the countryside that he loves, Black Beauty reflects on both the cruelty and kindness he experienced at the hands of the humans who owned and worked him.Written towards the end of her life, Black Beauty reflected author Anna Sewells close bond with horses, and her desire to raise awareness about the ethical treatment of animals, particularly working animals, and Sewells sympathetic portrayal of Black Beauty broke new literary ground. Black Beauty has been adapted many times for film, television, and theatre, and the novel has served as inspiration for other animal-related stories, such as Beautiful Joe, the 1893 novel about a dog written in much the same fashion as Black Beauty. Though Sewell passed away just five months after her novel was published, she lived long enough to see her novel become a runaway success.HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library.

Black Beauty: The Autobiography of a Horse

Black Beauty: The Autobiography of a Horse

Author: Anna Sewell Format: eBook Release Date: 13/03/2013

Black Beauty is a novel by English author Anna Sewell. It was composed in the last years of her life, during which she remained in her house as an invalid. The novel became an immediate bestseller, with Sewell dying just five months after its publication, long enough to see her first and only novel become a success. With fifty million copies sold, Black Beauty is one of the best-selling books of all time. While forthrightly teaching animal welfare, it also teaches how to treat people with kindness, sympathy and respect. Black Beauty became a forerunner to the pony book genre of children's literature.

Om Illustrated Classics Black Beauty

Om Illustrated Classics Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2013

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/09/2012

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2012

You saved your mistress's life, Beauty! yes, you saved her life Black Beauty is the prettiest young horse in the meadows, and spends many happy days under the apple trees with his friends Ginger and Merrylegs. But this easy life comes to an end when Beauty is sold and goes from farm to inn to cabhorse in London, enduring rough treatment from foolish and careless masters. Beauty remains faithful, hardworking and full of spirit despite his trials, and through him we learn that all horses and humans alike deserve to be treated with kindness. BACKSTORY: Find out about the unusual author and learn some horsey vocabulary.

Ladybird Classics: Black Beauty

Ladybird Classics: Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2012

This beautiful hardback Ladybird Classic edition of Black Beauty by Anna Sewell is a perfect first illustrated introduction to the classic horse story for younger readers. It has been sensitively abridged and retold to make it suitable for sharing with young children from 5+, whilst retaining all the key parts of the story including Black Beauty's friendship with Ginger, his treatment at the hands of his owners, and fascinating historical detail about how how horses had many different uses in the days before cars. Detailed full-colour illustrations throughout also help to bring this classic tale to life. Other exciting titles in the Ladybird Classics series include Alice in Wonderland, Gulliver's Travels, The Secret Garden, Oliver Twist and Treasure Island.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: eBook Release Date: 08/03/2012

Perhaps the most celebrated animal story of the 19th century, Black Beauty is the suspenseful and deeply moving account of a horse's experiences at the hands of many owners — some, sensitive riders who treated him gently; others, cruel drivers who thoughtlessly inflicted lasting damage.Written as the animal's autobiography, and as an appeal for the humane treatment of horses, Anna Sewell's beloved classic reveals as much about human conduct and the social ills of the time as it does about the treatment of animals. Scenes from the lives of both the landed gentry and the impoverished working class offer a subtle but well-rounded perspective of social conditions in England during the late 19th century. Animal lovers of all ages will cherish this memorable story.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: eBook Release Date: 31/10/2011

From its first publication in 1877, Black Beauty has been one of the best-loved animal stories ever written. The dramatic and heartwarming tale is told by the magnificent black horse himself, from his idyllic days on a country squire's estate to his harsh fate as a London cab horse and his merciful rescue by two kindly old ladies. Filled with vivid anecdotes about animal intelligence, the novel derives a special magic from the love of all creatures, great and small, apparent on every page. But the book's lasting impact comes from its descriptions of a human society struggling to find the goodness within itself and its plea for kindness to all creatures-a message so powerful that this favorite classic began a crusade for animal welfare that continues to this day.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2010

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/03/2010

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: eBook Release Date: 26/01/2010

As part of the wonderful Collector's Library Series, Black Beauty is one of the best is one of the best-loved classics of all time. This attractive volume contains the complete and unabridged story with 12 full color illustrations, plus numerous black & white illustrations throughout. The deluxe edition features a full piece cloth case, a four color illustrated onlay on the front cover, foil stamping on front and spine, stained edges on three sides, printed endpapers with book plate, and a satin ribbon marker. This book should have an honored place in any child's library.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/07/2009

Classic stories retold in exciting graphic novel format. Each title includes high-quality artwork, simple text, discussion questions and writing prompts.

Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, Fiction, Animals, Horses, Girls & Women

Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, Fiction, Animals, Horses, Girls & Women

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/02/2009

Black Beauty The Autobiography of a Horse

Black Beauty The Autobiography of a Horse

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/08/2008

Black Beauty The Autobiography of a Horse

Black Beauty The Autobiography of a Horse

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/08/2008

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell, Meg Rosoff Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/03/2008

Black Beauty is a handsome, sweet-tempered colt with a strong spirit. As a young colt he is free to gallop in the fresh green meadows with his beloved mother, Duchess, and their kind master. But when his owners are forced to sell him, Black Beauty goes from a life of comfort and kindness to one of hard labour and cruelty. Bravely he works as hard as he can, suffering at the hands of men who treat animals badly. But Black Beauty has an unbreakable spirit and will, and is determined to survive . . . With a wonderful introduction by award-winning author Meg Rosoff, Black Beauty is one of the twenty best-loved classic stories being launched in the newly branded Puffin Classics series in March 2015.

Black Beauty Oxford Children's Classics

Black Beauty Oxford Children's Classics

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 06/03/2008

If you love a good story, then look no further. Oxford Children's Classics bring together the most unforgettable stories ever told. They're books to treasure and return to again and again. From his simple beginnings under the shady trees in the meadow, Black Beauty's life takes many twists and turns - from a riding horse on a country estate to a cab horse on the busy streets of London. Over time he has many owners, some of whom treat him cruelly, but throughout it all he keeps his sweet temper and fine spirit.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell, Meg Rosoff Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/02/2008

Highly collectable hardback Puffin Classics with stunningly beautiful cover designs. Black Beauty is a handsome, sweet-tempered colt with a strong spirit. As a young colt he is free to gallop in the fresh green meadows with his beloved mother, Duchess, and their kind master. But when his owners are forced to sell him, Black Beauty goes from a life of comfort and kindness to one of hard labour and cruelty. Bravely he works as hard as he can, suffering at the hands of men who treat animals badly. But Black Beauty has an unbreakable spirit and will, and is determined to survive . . .

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/08/2007

Black Beauty the Autobiography of a Horse

Black Beauty the Autobiography of a Horse

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/08/2006

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2006

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/01/2006

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/11/2005

A poignant and moving retelling of Anna Sewell's classic novel, which follows the story of Black Beauty - the brave and noble horse that overcomes danger and cruelty to eventually find a loving home. It is gorgeously illustrated by Alan Marks. Young readers will treasure this beautiful gift edition, which is published in hardback with a ribbon marker. The Usborne Young Reading series is designed to encourage independent reading and covers a range of subject matter, introducing children's classics, fairytales and a diverse range of narrative non-fiction.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell, Naomi Lewis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/07/2005

Beauty's first memories are of a large and pleasant meadow and his mother's hope that her son will grow up gentle and good and never learn bad ways . Black Beauty's character is tested by the many hardships he experiences, but whether saving his comrades from a fire, racing to fetch help for his beloved mistress, or working as a London cab horse, his brave and loyal nature shines through. Black Beauty is a moving record of man's cruelty to animals, but above all an exciting adventure story. Published in 1877, Black Beauty has become one of the best-loved classics of children's literature.

Classic Starts (R): Black Beauty

Classic Starts (R): Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/05/2005

Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date), comes a dazzling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are abridged; the quality is complete. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve--all at an incomparable price. Black Beauty is the classic horse story, a beautiful and touching tale told by the title character himself. Set in Victorian London, it follows Beauty's life and changing fortunes as he moves from owner to owner. As the horse encounters new experiences and new friends who reveal their own histories, the story quietly paints a fascinating portrait of how animals were treated during that era.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2004

A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell, Dinah Dryhurst Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/12/2003

A handsome collection of favourite children's classics, beautifully illustrated by today's top artists. New beautifully illustrated colour editions of timeless classics. Illustrators include Quentin Blake, Michael Foreman and other artists Complete and unabridged text A complete library of children's classics - brilliant gift purchases.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2002

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/06/1999

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 30/11/1998

Black Beauty: Coloring Book

Black Beauty: Coloring Book

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/09/1996

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/03/1994

This book describes the adventures, disappointments and joys of a very special hose. As a young colt, Black Beauty gallops in the fresh green meadows with his beloved mother Duchess and their kind master. But when his owners are forced to sell him, he goes from a life of freedom and happiness to one of labour. Bravely he works as hard as he can, suffering at the hands of men who treat animals cruelly. But Black Beauty has an unbreakable spirit and a strong will, and is determined to survive.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/11/1993

Described on the title-page of the first edition as 'the autobiography of her horse, translated from the original equine', BLACK BEAUTY was Anna Sewell's only book, written when she fatally ill but determined to record her passopnate indignation at the insensitive behaviour of people towards animals. It has been loved by children ever since its first publication in 1877, just a few months before the death of its author, whose declared aim had been to 'induce kindness, sympathy and an understanding treatment of horses'. The illustrations by Lucy Kemp-Welch first apperared in 1915.

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/1993

Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Author: Anna Sewell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/1993

Anna Sewell's Black Beauty was an immediate success on its publication in 1877, and has gone on to sell an estimated 50 million copies. Black Beauty is a horse with a fine black coat, a white foot and a silver star on his forehead. Seen through his eyes, the story tells of his idyllic upbringing and the hardship and cruelty he suffers subsequently, before finding security and happiness in a new home. Black Beauty is one of the most popular children's books ever written.

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