Black Beauty

Written by Anna Sewell

Part of the Oxford Children's Classics Series

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A classic for all horse lovers. From his simple beginnings as a foal in a meadow through the ups and downs of his life including being a riding horse on a country estate and a cab horse on the busy streets of London, Black Beauty tells his own story.

 

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Black Beauty Synopsis

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.

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Book Information

ISBN: 9780192738325
Publication date: 6th March 2008
Author: Anna Sewell
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 304 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers
Genres: Classic Fiction, Animals
Recommendations: eBooks

About 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 ...

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