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Black Beauty
Black Beauty
Author: Anna Sewell
ISBN: 3770
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Book Type: Hardcover
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Black Beauty tells the story of the horse's own long and varied life, from a well-born colt in a pleasant meadow to an elegant carriage horse for a gentleman to a painfully overworked cab horse. Throughout, Sewell rails--in a gentle, 19th-century way--against animal maltreatment. Young readers will follow Black Beauty's fortunes, good and bad, with gentle masters as well as cruel. Children can easily make the leap from horse-human relationships to human-human relationships, and begin to understand how their own consideration of others may be a benefit to all. (Ages 9 to 12)-
auntyb avatar reviewed Black Beauty on + 63 more book reviews
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Black Beauty....this is a great classic that never goes out of style!
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"Adapted for young readers and fully illustrated"
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Illustrated classic
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An ageless story about a black horse!
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WendyN avatar reviewed Black Beauty on + 54 more book reviews
A horse's life can be filled with love and tenderness. It can also be filled with meanness and cruelty. Black Beauty learns both sides of life, in this classic tale by Anna Sewell. Told from a horse's point of view, Black Beauty's own story takes you into the mind and heart of sensitive animal searching for love and understanding. From happy times as a young foal romping with his mother. Duchess, to harsh years as a cab horse in the city and finally to a peaceful old age, Black Beauty's life shows that horses have feelings too, and something they even know things people don't.


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