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Black Beauty

Illustrated Classics

No. of pages 400

Great for age 0-18 years
A handsome and sweet-tempered horse, Black Beauty is strong and spirited. His mother warns him that there are bad, cruel men in the world, but Black Beauty sees none of it in his fine, happy home. Until the day when he is sold, when his life changes immeasurably and he finally sees the truth in his mother's words. As he moves from master to master, Beauty's adventures will captivate readers, and June Brigman's wonderful illustrations will capture their imaginations.


There are 400 pages in this book. This is a comic book. This book was published 2018 by Penguin Putnam Inc .

Anna Sewell (1820-78) was a British novelist. Black Beauty was her only published work.

This book contains the following story:

Black Beauty
When he comes of age, the horse Black Beauty is sold to a grand house to be a carriage horse. The groom, Joe, is kind but his masters are cruel. Every day Beauty and his fellow horse, Ginger, are shackled to the carriage with a tight bearing rein to keep their heads held high, and the two horses are whipped and generally mistreated. When Ginger misbehaves she is taken away. When Beauty smashes his knee he is sold to a London cabby. Pulling a cab through all the weather is hard work but Jerry is kind to Beauty and he is happy. Then Jerry is offered a job as groom by a customer and has to sell Beauty. His next master is harsh and cruel. But then Black Beauty is rescued by a horse doctor and at the doctors stables he discovers that the groom is none other than Joe. Beauty lives out the rest of his life in the doctors fields, happy and cared for.

This book is in the following series:

Pavilion Childrens Classics

Faber Classics

This Classics series provides an accessible route into our rich literary heritage. It showcases powerful plots and characters that have stood the test of time - Oliver Twist,Black Beauty,Macbeth,Wuthering Heights adapted by top children's authorsto ensure the stories are accessible to younger readers. The books fall within book bands dark blue and dark red.

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This book has been nominated for the following award:

Bbc Book Awards
This book was recognised in the Big Read Top 100 category by the Bbc Book Awards.

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