Classic Starts®: Black Beauty by Anna SewellClassic Starts®: Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

Classic Starts®: Black Beauty

byAnna SewellAbridged byLisa ChurchIllustratorLucy Corvino

Hardcover | March 1, 2005

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Following Sterling's spectacularly successful launch of its children's classic novels (240,000 books in print to date),comes a dazzling new series: Classic Starts. The stories are abridged; the quality is complete. Classic Starts treats the world's beloved tales (and children) with the respect they deserve--all at an incomparable price.

Black Beauty is the classic horse story, a beautiful and touching tale told by the title character himself. Set in Victorian London, it follows Beauty's life and changing fortunes as he moves from owner to owner. As the horse encounters new experiences and new friends who reveal their own histories, the story quietly paints a fascinating portrait of how animals were treated during that era.
Anna Sewell, March 30, 1820 - April 25, 1878 Anna Sewell was on March 30, 1820 in Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. She was raised a Quaker by her father a bank manager and her mother, a children's novelist. At the age of fourteen, Sewell hurt her knee during a fall and the injury never healed right. Even though she could not walk well, she ...
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Title:Classic Starts®: Black BeautyFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:160 pages, 7.5 × 5.38 × 0.73 inShipping dimensions:7.5 × 5.38 × 0.73 inPublished:March 1, 2005Publisher:Sterling Children's BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1402711441

ISBN - 13:9781402711442

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from All time favorite One of my most favorite books from my child hood i still read it to this day.
Date published: 2017-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A favourite. A lovely story that takes a look at the subject of humanity's treatment of animals, and of each other. I first read it in third grade, and it remains a favourite.
Date published: 2008-08-15