As part of the wonderful Collector's Library Series, Black Beauty is one of the best is one of the best-loved classics of all time. This attractive volume contains the complete and unabridged story with 12 full color illustrations, plus numerous black & white illustrations throughout. The deluxe edition features a full piece cloth case, a four color illustrated onlay on the front cover, foil stamping on front and spine, stained edges on three sides, printed endpapers with book plate, and a satin ribbon marker. This book should have an honored place in any child's library.
An abridged version of the story complete with vocabulary and comprehension checks for beginning readers. Divided into ten short chapters written using McGraw-Hill's Core Vocabulary and measured by the Fry Readability Formula, the workbook includes questions that test for comprehension, critical thinking, inference, recall of detail, and sequencing.
identity politics, the author reveals how Black women themselves speak about, negotiate, inhabit, work on and perform Black beauty. Rather than dwelling on the workings of racialized beauty standards, this book reveals how women work with and against existing beauty paradigms to bring new Black beauty ideals into view at the level of the everyday. As such, it will appeal not only to sociologists, but anyone working in the fields of race, ethnicity and post-colonial thought, feminism, cultural studies and the sociology of the body." --Book Jacket.
In this graphic version of the classic story, a horse in Victorian England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters.
'I have heard men say, that seeing is believing; but I should say that feeling is believing.' Anna Sewell's famous 'Autobiography of a Horse, published in 1877, is one of the bestselling novels in English. It was written not for children, but to expose and prevent cruelty to horses, and is a classic of Victorian literature that continues to captivate readers young and old. Black Beauty's moving story recounts his idyllic colthood and his experiences at the hands of a variety of owners, good and bad. Describing his life as a horse in Victorian England, he tells of his equine companions and human carers, and of the unthinking brutality to which horses were often subjected. A sympathetic hero who faces danger and excitement, Black Beauty never wavers in his principles, and the powerful lessons he teaches influenced animal welfare in England and America. This edition restores the original 1877 text and explores the multiple ways in which the novel has been read: as accessible horse-care manual, protest novel, feminist text, autobiography, slave narrative, and classic animal story. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, helpful notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
Black Beauty (1877) is the classic children's book by English author Anna Sewell. A cripple for most of her life, Sewell developed an early love of horses, and the story intended to teach her readers about treating horses (and allegorically all living things) with kindness, patience and sympathy. The story is narrated first-person by Black Beauty, recounting his journey from a farm to the hard life pulling cabs in London to his eventual retirement.
Continuously in print and translated into multiple languages since it was first published, Anna Sewell's Black Beauty is a classic work of children's literature that is also an important text in the fields of Victorian studies and animal studies. The new Cambridge Scholars Publishing critical edition reproduces the first edition of 1877, restoring material often abridged in other modern editions. It also includes a critical introduction; contextual material that places the novel in historical ...
Black Beauty, a handsome colt living in Victorian England, has a happy childhood growing up in the peaceful countryside. Black Beauty endures a life of mistreatment and disrespect in a world that shows little regard for the happiness of animals.
A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters.
Black Beauty's story improved the lives of horses all over the world. Seen through his own eyes, young horse lovers will be swept up in his incredible journey from a peaceful paddock to the streets of London. No matter what he encounters, nothing can break Black Beauty's spirit.
Deeply moving tale of a horse and his experiences at the hands of many owners — some sensitive and gentle, others thoughtless and cruel. For animal lovers of all ages. Unabridged.
Black Beauty (Book 1 of 6). Give your child a classic gift---timeless stories that teach lessons that never grow old. This 6-book library includes stories that will teach your children time-honored values such as respect, honesty and responsibility. Each 32-page Values to Live By book offers a beautifully illustrated story and an important life lesson. Together with delightful characters and enchanting stories, teach your children important values that will guide them through a lifetime.
A Horse of nineteenth century England tells his life story from his early home through many masters and experiences, both good and bad.
The bittersweet saga of the handsome colt that is wrenched from a happy country home and almost worked to death as a London cab horse is adapted for easy reading. Large type, short chapters, and expressive art make this a must for all animal lovers. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Black Beauty tells the story of a working horse in Victorian England who has to adapt to life with a series of different masters and grooms, some of them kindly but many of them cruel or thoughtless. He survives flood, fire and fever until he feels ready to die, but then he is taken to yet another horse sale... Essential Classics is a wonderful new series that offers a quick way into a range of exciting stories. Fast-moving and accessible, each story is a shortened, dramatically illustrated version of the classic novel, which loses none of the strength and flavour of the original.
Here is the compelling tale of a spirited young Thoroughbred that captured the hearts of readers throughout Victorian England when it was first published in 1877. This masterfully illustrated classic is skillfully adapted by Newbery Award-winning author Robin McKinley and remains faithful to the original. With simple text to read aloud to young children, it's little wonder that The Boston Globe says it is "certain to quicken the hearts of young horse lovers." A timeless tale of courage, hope, and strength guaranteed to delight a new generation of readers.
Black Beauty is a novel by English author Anna Sewell about the life of a handsome black horse. Black Beauty’s life story is full of ups, downs, horrible grooms, gentle masters, and amazing friends. While forthrightly teaching animal welfare, it also teaches how to treat people with kindness, sympathy, and respect. Black Beauty became a forerunner to the pony book genre of children's literature.
This abridged novel gives a detailed account of a horse, called Black Beauty. He is a fine horse but most of his owners are cruel, money-minded and opportunists. The other animals described in this novel get worse treatment from their human masters. The author has tried to portray the life of these speechless creatures. She did not write many novels but this novel did make her famous as a humane author. The original flavour of these classics has been carefully retained in these abridged versions. Must be read by the youth, housewives, students and executives.