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Black Beauty by Anna Sewell



ISBN: 9780141321035 Category: Tags: ,


Black Beauty is a Puffin Classic by Anna Sewell 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 . . . With a wonderful introduction by award-winning author Meg Rosoff Black Beauty is one of the twenty best-loved classic stories being launched in the newly branded Puffin Classics series in March 2015. Anna Sewell (1820-78) was born in Great Yarmouth Norfolk. Black Beauty her only book was completed and published in 1877 just a few months before she died so she did not live to know of the book’s huge success. Apart from being a good story Black Beauty was instrumental in changing people’s attitudes towards horses and domestic animals in general. The book includes a behind-the-scenes journey including an author profile a guide to who’s who activities and more.. The Puffin Classics relaunch includes: A Little Princess Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Alice’s Adventures Through the Looking Glass Anne of Green Gables Black Beauty Hans Andersen’s Fairy Tales Heidi Journey to the Centre of the Earth Little Women Peter Pan Tales of the Greek Heroes The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn The Adventures of King Arthur The Adventures of Tom Sawyer The Call of the Wild The Jungle Book The Odyssey The Secret Garden The Wind in the Willows The Wizard of Oz Treasure Island

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Weight 182 g
Dimensions 178 × 129 × 18 mm
Attribute Value 1


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