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Author Sewell, Anna, 1820-1878, author.

Title Black Beauty / Anna Sewell.

Edition New edition / with illustrations by Cecil Aldin ; with an afterword by Lauren St. John.
Publication Info. London : Macmillan Collector's Library, 2018.
1 hold on first copy returned of 2 copies
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Juvenile Fiction  J SEWELL    DUE 09-22-20
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Fiction  J SEWELL    DUE 10-02-20
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Description 237 pages : illustrations ; 16 cm.
Series Macmillan collector's library.
Note "Complete and unabridged".
First published: 1877.
Summary Black Beauty enjoys a carefree upbringing in a pleasant meadow with his mother, where his gentle first master trains him well until he is reluctantly forced to sell him. Through a long and varied life, Black Beauty passes from one owner to the next; some treat him well, others are so cruel that they inflict lasting damage. Anna Sewells biographical novel about a horse is one of the bestselling books of all time, and her depiction of Victorian society's harsh treatment of animals inspired significant changes to animal welfare in both the UK and America.
Audience Ages 8+.
Note Ages 8+.
Subject Black Beauty (Fictitious character) -- Juvenile fiction.
Horses -- Juvenile fiction.
Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre Animal fiction.
Added Author Aldin, Cecil, 1870-1935, illustrator.
St. John, Lauren, 1966- writer of afterword.
ISBN 9781509865987
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