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Black Beauty - cover

Black Beauty

Anna Sewell

Publisher: Wordsworth Editions

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Summary

Anna Sewell’s Black Beauty was an immediate success on its publication in 1877, and has gone on to sell an estimated 50 million copies.
 
 
Black Beauty is a horse with a fine black coat, a white foot and a silver star on his forehead. Seen through his eyes, the story tells of his idyllic upbringing and the hardship and cruelty he suffers subsequently, before finding security and happiness in a new home.
 
 
Black Beauty is one of the most popular children’s books ever written.

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