Black Beauty enjoys a carefree upbringing on a farm with his mother. His gentle first master trains him well but is sadly forced to sell him. As Beauty then passes from one owner to the next, he experiences terrible hardship and cruelty but his unshakeable spirit wills him to survive. Anna Sewell's autobiographical novel of a horse is one of the best-selling books of all time, and her depiction of Victorian society's harsh treatment of animals inspired significant changes to animal welfare in the both the UK and America. This Macmillan Collector's Library edition features illustrations by Cecil Aldin and an afterword by children's writer Lauren St John.
- Released NZ:11 Sep 2018
- Publisher:Pan Macmillan
- Format:Hardback, New Edition
- Series:Macmillan Collector's Library (part: 167)