The bittersweet saga of the handsome colt that is wrenched from a happy country home and almost worked to death as a London cab horse is adapted for easy reading. Large type, short chapters, and expressive art make this a must for all animal lovers.
About the Author
Anna Sewell was born in 1820 in Norfolk, England. Black Beauty: The Autobiography of a Horse was published in 1877 after 6 years of writing. It was her only novel. Sickly her entire adult life, Sewell died just 5 months later.
Praise for Black Beauty:
"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
"One of the most enchanting and best-loved children's stories of all time." - Mail on Sunday
"This was the first book that reduced me to tears - I saw what it meant to campaign ardently and successfully for an important cause." - Esther Rantzen, Daily Mail
Series: Bullseye Step into Classics
For Ages: 9 - 12 years old
For Grades: 4 - 8
Number Of Pages: 365
Published: 1st September 1993
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.3 x 13.3 x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.07
Edition Number: 1