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Black Beauty (with an Introduction by Meg Rosoff)

Written by Anna Sewell

Part of the Puffin Classics Series

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A truly timeless adventure of a horse with an unbreakable spirit and a bond that eventually goes almost full circle. Animal lovers will love the story of Black Beauty even though the tears will be almost as frequent as the smiles. An essential read. This is the paperback edition but if you’re looking for a gift purchase then look no further than the Everyman’s Library edition. We also rate very highly a new edition from Oxford Children’s Books.

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Black Beauty (with an Introduction by Meg Rosoff) Synopsis

Black Beauty is a handsome, sweet-tempered colt with a strong spirit. 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. But Black Beauty has an unbreakable spirit and will, and is determined to survive.

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ISBN: 9780141321035
Publication date: 28/02/2008
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141321035
Publication date: 28th February 2008
Author: Anna Sewell
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Suitable for: 9+ readers
Genres: Classic Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Classics

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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