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Black Beauty

Suitable for 8 - 18 years

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Paperback, Nov 2013 £4.99

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Black Beauty is a handsome, sweet-tempered colt with a strong spirit. As a young colt he is free to gallop in the fresh green meadows with his beloved mother, Duchess, and their kind master. But when his owners are forced to sell him, Black Beauty goes from a life of comfort and kindness to one of hard labour and cruelty. Bravely he works as hard as he can, suffering at the hands of men who treat him badly. But Black Beauty has an unbreakable spirit and will, and is determined to survive… This much-loved classic tale of a horse’s life in Victorian London is now introduced by Carnegie-winning author Meg Rosof.

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Paperback

ISBN

9780141321035

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  • 288 pages
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    AngelofDeath
    on 7 March 2014

    Amazing book. It deserves to be classified as a classic.

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    hilary21
    on 8 April 2013

    it was nice. By reading this book i got to know about the feelings of the animals.

    5out of 5
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    catlover96
    on 4 March 2013

    I absolutely loved this book! It’s great how it was an autobiography of a horse. It’s a wonderful story, I really recommend it.

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    mega3577
    on 17 October 2012

    Black Beauty is one of the best books ever. I have no words to describe this awesome book full of life, humanity, hapiness, sadness, adventure, love, respect,and more.

    5out of 5
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    amylou215
    on 8 October 2012

    this book is all about the many lives of one horse, passed from owner to owner. Black Beauty was written a long time ago, and in an old-fashioned language but the story itself is beautiful. I would recommend this to readers who love animals, and are strong readers, as the words are sometimes tricky to understand. A brilliant book through and through.

    5out of 5
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    lemonhoneysss10
    on 6 March 2012

    Very sad, perfect for horse lovers, and an unputdownable book! Black Beauty is a classic book, and one of the best!

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    monkey00
    on 1 March 2012

    This book wasn’t a book i imedietly wanted to read many people had to persuade me before i would pick it up, yet after a while i really did get into as it takes you through the story of a kind and gentle horse it slightly grips you. I found you want to read it however you have to take your time to read it.

    Hope You Enjoy Black Beauty!

    p.s Sorryabout the spelling mistakes

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    sandra-the-bookmark
    on 24 November 2011

    i totally love this story even though its sad i have read a short version now im reading the long version and im on chapter three only

    5out of 5
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    teddy27
    on 21 September 2011

    it was a fab book not and just horsey lovers should read it i think it is suitable from 9+

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    syra
    on 19 April 2011

    It was a great book and not just because i love horses…....well maybe a bit!

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    Missymessy
    on 24 February 2011

    I really enjoyed reading this! Really great idea that it’s from the horses perspective. Everyone should read this so that cruelty to animals stops because there were some really sad bits in the book, and nothing should ever have to go through that. If you do not buy this book or borrow it from a library you are a fool! Absolutely loved it!

    5out of 5
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    orbisunum
    on 9 September 2009

    This is by far one of my best books. The love and loss that the horse goes through is unreal. He puts up with so much because of what his mother told him. For horse lovers everywhere i recommend this book. I have seen the movie so many times :D

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    ambz
    on 13 November 2008

    i think this book is really good but really sad i say you should read it.

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    keeboy
    on 20 September 2008

    it is cool

    5out of 5
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    Wish-I-Was-Taken
    on 7 March 2008

    I think it is exellent so far! Horse lovers will love it!!

    5out of 5
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    Cheerio
    on 23 February 2008

    I love the way the author has wrote about a gorgeous black horse.

    5out of 5