Black Beauty

£12.99

Anna Sewell’s ‘Black Beauty’ was an immediate success on its publication in 1877, and has gone on to sell an estimated 50 million copies. Black Beauty is a horse with a fine black coat, a white foot and a silver star on his forehead. Seen through his eyes, the story tells of his idyllic upbringing and the hardship and cruelty he suffers subsequently, before finding security and happiness in a new home.

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A stunningly beautiful hardback edition of the most famous animal stories in the world.

Black Beauty is a handsome, sweet-tempered colt with a strong spirit. As a young colt he is free to gallop in the fresh green meadows with his beloved mother, Duchess, and their kind master. But when his owners are forced to sell him, Black Beauty goes from a life of comfort and kindness to one of hard labour and cruelty. Bravely he works as hard as he can, suffering at the hands of men who treat animals badly. But Black Beauty has an unbreakable spirit and will, and is determined to survive . . .

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Additional information

Weight0.334 kg
Dimensions20.4 × 13.8 × 2.7 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

262

Language

English

Edition

Reprint

Dewey

823.8 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J

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