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Black Beauty's story, as told by himself, is the fascinating tale of the life of a horse a hundred years ago, when horses were a part of daily life.Although his early colthood is happy, Black Beauty later tastes the bitterness of cruel handlers and indifferent masters as he passes from hand to hand, progressing from the country to London and back again.This, the most famous horse story ever written, is a must on everyone's reading list.
Originally published in 1877, this classic story, told from the animal's perspective, captures the struggles and triumphs of this magnificent creature from his early days as a free colt to an owned creature poorly treated by evil men. Reprint.
Number of Pages: 229
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Classics, Animals / Horses, People + Places / Europe, General
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Anna Sewell
Street Date: January 1, 2001
Item Number (DPCI): 248-49-0152
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