Black Beauty

Illustrated by Rachel Clowes

About The Book

A classic tale of adventure—straight from the horse’s mouth.

This classic story allows the reader to hear about the adventures of a horse’s life, as told by the horse himself! Anna Sewell’s dependence on horses for transportation gave her keen insights into the lives of animals that most people of her day took for granted, and with Black Beauty, she wove a timeless tale of kindness and compassion for humans and beasts. Bound in a beautiful cloth cover with full-color illustrations inside and foil stamping on the front, this unabridged volume in our Illustrated Classics series will be a welcome addition to any home library.

About The Author

Born in 1820, English writer Anna Sewell was a horse lover and is best known for her novel Black Beauty.

About The Illustrator

Rachel Clowes grew up in South London and studied Illustration at Cambridge School of Art. She lives in Yorkshire, England, with her husband, also an Illustrator, her three sons, and two cats. Rachel has worked on a variety of projects including Children's magazines, BBC television's Playdays storytime, baby board books, and educational books. She is currently working on a second picture book in a series with Zondervan/Harper Collins Christian Publishing.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Canterbury Classics (May 7, 2019)
  • Length: 228 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781684127917
  • Grades: 5 - 5
  • Ages: 10 - 99

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