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Black Beauty

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ISBN-10: 0451531744

ISBN-13: 9780451531742

Edition: 2011

Authors: Anna Sewell, Monty Roberts, Lucy Grealy

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One of the best loved animal stories ever written, the dramatic and heartwarming Black Beautyis told by the magnificent horse himself, from his idyllic days on a country squire's estate to his harsh fate as a London cab horse. No one can ever forget the gallant Black Beauty, a horse with a white star on his forehead and a heart of unyielding courage.
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Book details

List price: $4.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/4/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 4.00" wide x 7.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.242
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…    

Monty Roberts has worked with horses for more than fifty years & demonstrated his "join-up" technique & philosophy to worldwide audiences ranging from Queen Elizabeth of England to thousands of corporate executives. He lives with his wife Pat in California on their Flag Is Up Farms.

Lucy Grealy, an award-winning poet, was born in Ireland in 1963. She lived in the UK and in Germany but spent most of her life in New York, where she grew up, and where she died in 2002. She also published a collection of essays, As Seen on TV: Provocations.