Black Beauty (Hardcover)

Black Beauty By Lauren St John (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Lauren St John (Introduction by)
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Designed to appeal to the book lover, the Macmillan Collector's Library is a series of beautifully bound pocket-sized gift editions of much loved classic titles. Bound in real cloth, printed on high quality paper, and featuring ribbon markers and gilt edges, Macmillan Collector's Library are books to love and treasure.

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.

About the Author

Lauren St John is the author of the Wolfe & Lamb Mystery series. She grew up on a farm and game reserve in Zimbabwe surrounded by horses, cats, dogs, warthogs and a pet giraffe. After a decade as a sports and music journalist, she wrote the bestselling White Giraffe, Laura Marlin Mystery and One Dollar Horse series. A passionate conservationist, Lauren is a patron for the Born Free Foundation and Mane Chance Animal Sanctuary and the founder of When not writing or saving leopards and dolphins, she is a full-time valet to her Bengal cat, Max.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781509865987
ISBN-10: 1509865985
Publisher: Macmillan Collector's Library
Publication Date: November 13th, 2018
Pages: 240
Language: English