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Black Beauty

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ISBN-10: 0141321032

ISBN-13: 9780141321035

Edition: 2008

Authors: Anna Sewell, Meg Rosoff, Charlotte Hough, Anna Sewell

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This classic tale of a handsome, spirited horse, 'Black Beauty' has been a children's favourite for over 100 years. Anna Sewell tells the story of Beauty's life from a young foal through to a working horse.
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Book details

List price: $6.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 3/27/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Anna Sewell, March 30, 1820 - April 25, 1878 Anna Sewell was on March 30, 1820 in Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. She was raised a Quaker by her father a bank manager and her mother, a children's novelist. At the age of fourteen, Sewell hurt her knee during a fall and the injury never healed right. Even though she could not walk well, she could still ride horses and drive a horse drawn buggy. It was this form of freedom that sparked her concern for the welfare of horses. She wrote "Black Beauty" when she was in her fifties, but died a year after it was published in 1877. While she never earned much from the book while she was alive, after her death, the novel snowballed into a something…