9780894341236 0894341235 Anna Sewells Black Beauty was an immediate success on its publication in 1877, and has gone on to sell an estimated 50 million copies., As part of the wonderful Collector's Library Series, Black Beauty is one of the best is one of the best-loved classics of all time. This attractive volume contains the complete and unabridged story with 12 full color illustrations, plus numerous black & white illustrations throughout. The deluxe edition features a full piece cloth case, a four color illustrated onlay on the front cover, foil stamping on front and spine, stained edges on three sides, printed endpapers with book plate, and a satin ribbon marker. This book should have an honored place in any child's library., For use in schools and libraries only. Step Into Classics adaptations feature easy-to-read texts, big type, and short chapters that are ideal for reluctant readers and kids not yet ready to tackle original classics., The adventures of Black Beauty is a story that few of us will forget and one that deserves the popularity it has known through many generations.Black Beauty is the autobiography of a courageous horse who was often badly mistreated. When first published, it was an immediate success. Anna Sewell died knowing that her book had indeed encouraged people to treat animals less cruelly., When Black Beauty is just a young colt, his mother warns him that a horse's life is often difficult. And this strong, handsome horse soon meets with many adventures and all types of people -- some kind and caring, others cruel and indifferent. But no matter what circumstances he encounters, nothing can break Black Beauty's spirit. Discover one of the most moving horse stories of all time in Anna Sewell's beloved novel.