Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Black Beauty spends his youth in a loving home, surrounded by friends and cared for by his owners. But when circumstances change, he learns that not all humans are so kind. Passed from hand to hand, Black Beauty witnesses love and cruelty, wealth and poverty, friendship and hardship . . . Will the handsome horse ever find a happy and lasting home? Carefully retold in clear contemporary language, and presented with delightful illustrations, these favorite classic stories capture the heart and imagination of young readers. By retelling the story in a shorter, simpler form, these books become highly engaging for children, and the color illustrations help with both comprehension and interest level. Black Beauty is part of a collectible series that has strong gift appeal.

Title:Black Beauty
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780439228909
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    Black Beauty Reviews

  • James

    Review Black Beauty by Anna Sewell is a beautiful story meant for older children or very young adults. It was written in the 19th century by a woman who passed away shortly after its publication. I...

  • Susan

    This is the first book I ever read. I remember the day that I brought it in to show to my teacher, Miss Gerardi. She asked me if I could read it, so I started reading it aloud to her right away. The s...

  • Ahmad Sharabiani

    Black Beauty, Anna SewellBlack Beauty is an 1877 novel by English author Anna Sewell. It was composed in the last years of her life, during which she remained in her house as an invalid. The novel bec...

  • Dem

    “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” ― Mahatma GandhiI had never actually owned a copy of this wonderful classic until very rece...

  • Robin Hobb

    This was one of my very first 'horse' books. I read it when I was nine or ten, and it left a deep impression on me. Told from the viewpoint of the horse, it starts with Beauty's gentle upbringing and ...

  • Sidharth Vardhan

    Okay it had started as a review but it ended up becoming something totally different. It is rather dark, you have been warned. "In Defense of Cannibalism""I think the story starts when, as a kid, I wa...

  • Carol

    "My doctrine is this, that if we see cruelty or wrong that we have the power to stop, and do nothing, we make ourselves sharers in the guilt.BLACK BEAUTY, with the help of some of her friends and acqu...

  • Melody

    I revisited this classic horse story not knowing what to expect, really. I have found that I can't really trust my childhood memories. In this case, however, the years made no difference. The odd thin...

  • Britany

    This was my favorite book growing up as a child. I was obsessed with horses and living in a barn. Black Beauty was the ultimate fan-girl horse book and I ate it up as a little girl. Revisiting this as...

  • Kerri

    I think this was my first 'favourite book'.I've read it over and over again, and I still cry every single time, at so many different points. It's such a beautiful book and I always feel it so deeply. ...