Black Beauty - HB (Print size - medium)
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Black Beauty was a thoroughbred horse who began his career as the favourite in a gentleman's stable. He was ruined when his knees were broken by a drunken groom, and after that his life was a succession of misfortunes...Until one day when a wonderful stroke of luck brought him the happiness and contentment for which he had always longed.
In her charming Introduction to this volume, May Lamberton Becker says, "She thought, suppose a horse could tell his own story, wouldn't people really pay attention then?" Anna was right for "they say that more copies of Black Beauty have been printed than of any other book except the Bible".
Wesley Dennis's love of horses, and his knowledge fo them, made him the natural choice as illustrator...