Black Beauty

byAnna SewellIntroduction byMonty RobertsAfterword byLucy Grealy

January 4, 2011|
Black Beauty by Anna Sewell
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Discover the classic story of a beautiful horse with an unbreakable spirit.

One of the best loved animal stories ever written, the dramatic and heartwarming Black Beauty is told by the magnificent horse itself, from idyllic days on a country squire''s estate to a harsh fate as a London cab horse. No one can ever forget the gallant Black Beauty, a horse with a white star on its forehead and a heart of unyielding courage.

Filled with vivid anecdotes about animal intelligence, the novel derives a special magic from the author''s love for all creatures, apparent on every page. But the book''s lasting impact comes from its moving depiction of a human society struggling to find the goodness within itself, and its pleas for kindness to all creatures, great and small—a message so powerful that this favorite classic began a crusade for animal rights that continues today.
Anna Sewell was born in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, on March 30, 1820. Brought up in a strict Quaker family, Anna developed a strong interest in horses as a young girl. But a crippling bone disease and a fall in 1834 left her an invalid for most of her life. By her mid-thirties she was severely lame and could only get around in a...
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Title:Black Beauty
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:240 pages, 6.78 X 4.13 X 0.63 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 6.78 X 4.13 X 0.63 in
Published:January 4, 2011
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780451531742

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