About the book
Experience the lifetime of a horse in late 19th century England with this beloved, classic tale.
Originally published in 1877, Black Beauty is the "autobiography" of a horse, chronicling a his life experience at the hands of his owners. Some are cruel, with no empathy, while others are kind and gentle. Each experience in Black Beauty's life teaches the reader a lesson aout kindness, compassion, and respect. With illustrations by Cecil Aldin, this beautiful, vibrant clothbound hardcover is unabridged and makes a great addition to every child's library.
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