Black Beauty (Puffin Classics)

Author(s): Anna Sewell

Kids' Classics (fairy tales, poetry etc)

Although his mother warns him that there are 'bad, cruel men? in the world, he begins his life in a happy home, with a friendly groom to look after him and plenty to eat. However, when a change of circumstances means that he is sold, he soon discovers the truth of his mother?s words. Anna Sewell?s moving story is one of the best-loved animal adventures ever written.


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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.

General Fields

  • : 9780141321035
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Puffin
  • : 0.185
  • : December 2007
  • : 178mm X 129mm X 21mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Anna Sewell
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : Charlotte Hough
  • : English
  • : [Fic]
  • : 288
  • : b & w line