Title: Black Beauty
Author: Anna Sewell
Illustrator: Eric Rowe
Publisher: Brimax Books Ltd.
Summary: Black Beauty chronicles the life of a remarkable horse in England during the late 1800′s. Told from the perspective of the horse himself, the book spans a long lifetime with many different masters, some kind and others harsh.
Butterfly’s notes: Black Beauty is a classic of children’s literature and a must-read for all horse-lovers! Short, complete chapters make this a good bedtime story over several nights. This edition includes gorgeous illustrations that lend to the story by showing the strength and emotions of the horses.
Categories: ages 7-9, ages 10-12, ages 13-15, famous literature, animal stories, picture books, chapter books