Black Beauty

bySharon LernerIllustratorSusan Jeffers

September 22, 2009|
Black Beauty by Sharon Lerner
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A stunning picture-book introduction to the first famous fictional horse!

Anna Sewell''s classic Black Beauty comes vividly to life in this 40-page picture-book adaptation by Sharon Lerner. Follow the famous stallion as he meets many masters, from Squire Gordon, whose wife Black Beauty saves nearly at the cost of his own life; to the cruel Nicholas Skinner, who drives horses to death; and finally to a reunion with Joe, the kind groom he knew as a colt. Caldecott Award winner Susan Jeffers illustrates this beloved tale with lush watercolor drawings guaranteed to delight and enchant children.
Sharon Lerner is an Emmy Award–winning writer and producer who helped to develop two highly acclaimed television series, Sesame Street and Between the Lions. A champion of children’s causes, Sharon is on the board of No Strings, a nonprofit organization that teaches life-saving messages to youth in developing countries.Susa...
Title:Black Beauty
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:40 pages, 12.25 X 9.31 X 0.34 in
Shipping dimensions:40 pages, 12.25 X 9.31 X 0.34 in
Published:September 22, 2009
Publisher:Random House Children's Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780375858925

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