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Black Beauty

Author: Robin McKinley; Susan Jeffers; Anna Sewell
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1986.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters. 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robin McKinley; Susan Jeffers; Anna Sewell
ISBN: 0394865758 9780394865751 0394965752 9780394965758 0394892283 9780394892283 0394892305 9780394892306
OCLC Number: 11533266
Description: 68 pages : color illustrations ; 32 cm
Responsibility: by Anna Sewell ; adapted by Robin McKinley ; pictures by Susan Jeffers.
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A horse in nineteenth-century England recounts his experiences with both good and bad masters. 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.

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