Black Beauty (retold by Mary Sebag-Montefiore)

Written by Anna Sewell

Part of the 3.2 Young Reading Series Two (Blue) Series

General Fiction

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Young Reading: Series Two. A captivating retelling of Anna Sewell’s classic novel. 64 pages in length this level is for children whose confidence in reading is developing well. Anything up to 2500 words, these stories use varied sentence lengths, more complex sentence structure and more challenging vocabulary. Mostly broken up by chapters, subjects include classic tales, myths and legends, mystery stories and non-fiction.

Black Beauty (retold by Mary Sebag-Montefiore) Synopsis

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 illustrated by Alan Marks. Young readers will like this edition. This series is designed to encourage independent reading.

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ISBN: 9780746070543
Publication date: 25/11/2005
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780746070543
Publication date: 25th November 2005
Author: Anna Sewell
Publisher: Usborne Publishing Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 64 pages
Genres: General Fiction
Other Categories: Audio Books

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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