Anna Sewell: Black Beauty, illustrated by Christian Birmingham
When Black Beauty was born one spring day, he could not have imagined the life ahead of him. Following his mother's advice to do his work with a good will, he enjoys the adventures of country and city life and makes new friends. However he also suffers from the cruelty and greed of his human masters. Beauty faces each challenge with bravery and kindness - and then a chance encounter with an old friend brings him the greatest joy of all. Anna Sewell's classic horse story has captivated generations of readers since it was first published 140 years ago. This enchanting edition features the full unabridged text and over 50 of Christian Birmingham's gorgeous colour and black-and-white illustrations depicting Beauty's nineteenth-century world.