Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Book - 2009
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An illustrated adaptation for younger readers of the classic work in which a horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters.
Publisher: New York : Random House Children's Books, c2009
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780375858925
Branch Call Number: JP Sewel 3558jv 1
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill
Additional Contributors: Lerner, Sharon
Jeffers, Susan


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Paired with Black Donnelly's Brewing Co's Dark Horse Ale for Booktoberfest, 2018

One of the best-selling books of all time, this is the story of a horse who, beginning his days as a carefree colt on a farm, becomes an overworked horse pulling cabs in London, England (and then is able to retire happily to a farm, once again).

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Oct 26, 2018

this book is the best I ever seeing

Aug 26, 2017

Black Beauty is a very touching story about a horse. It makes the reader care about horses and animals more after reading the book. I think anyone who is 10 and up would find this book interesting to read.

OPLKids Aug 12, 2015

My favourite part was when Black Beauty was born. The story is about Black Beauty's life.

Jul 07, 2011

I really liked this book.

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Feb 12, 2018

gjrainey thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

StratfordLibrary Jun 28, 2010

StratfordLibrary thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 5 and 10


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StratfordLibrary Jun 28, 2010

The beloved classic story of Black Beauty is retold in this beautifully-illustrated picture book for readers who love horses and other animals. It’s the story of a horse whose life becomes very hard when he goes from a loving owner to a cruel owner, until he is finally rescued by a kind groom.


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