Black Beauty - by Anna Sewell - Beautiful Feet Books
As a young colt, Black Beauty gallops in the fresh green meadows with his beloved mother, Duchess, and their kind master. But when his owners are forced to sell h im, he swaps a life of freedom and happiness for one of work and toil. Bravely he works as hard as he can, suffering at the hands of men who treat animals cruelly. But black Beauty has an unbreakable spirit and a strong will, and is determined to survive!!
This is the beloved story of the black thoroughbred's life. From being well-loved and happy to being overworked and abused, Black Beauty is sold and re-sold...until one lucky day. An absolute must for any horse-crazy member of your family. Suspenseful, deeply moving tale.
About the Author:Anna Sewell (1820-78) was born in Norfolk, England. Disabled through illness, she grew to rely on a horse and carriage for mobility. Black Beauty was inspired by her experiences, and remains one of the world's favorite animal stories.