Black Beauty by Anna SewellBlack Beauty by Anna Sewell

Black Beauty

byAnna Sewell

Paperback | September 10, 2012


A brave and handsome horse meets with many adventures and all types of people. But no matter what he encounters, nothing can break Black Beauty's spirit.
     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.
ANNA SEWELL was born in 1789 and lived with her family in Norfolk and then in a village on the outskirts of London. At the age of fourteen Anna injured her ankles in a fall, and was severely disabled for the rest of her life. She had to travel everywhere in horse-drawn carriages, and so Anna was always concerned with the treatment of t...
Title:Black BeautyFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:320 pages, 7.41 × 5.15 × 0.79 inShipping dimensions:7.41 × 5.15 × 0.79 inPublished:September 10, 2012Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0099572931

ISBN - 13:9780099572930


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful story! Love these Penguin Threads editions. And this is such a great story. Great for young and old alike.
Date published: 2017-02-23

Editorial Reviews

• "One of the greatest books ever narrated by a horse, with a fine message: be kind to animals, and they'll be kind to you." --Michael Morpurgo, Guardian