- Paperback: 118 pages
- Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (1 November 2018)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1503251284
- ISBN-13: 978-1503251281
- Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 0.7 x 22.9 cm
- Boxed-product Weight: 181 g
- Average Customer Review: 4 customer reviews
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Black Beauty Paperback – 1 Nov 2018
ISBN-13: 978-1503251281 ISBN-10: 1503251284
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24 January 2017
I rate this book 5 out of 5 because there is som parts of this book that are to sad for me to read but then a little bit later in the story there is a happy part for exemple the time when Black Beauty was taken away from Ginger she saw her again.
11 December 2014
Just as touching and beautifully written as I remembered. I read my mothers childhood copy 20 years ago & loved the book (even though it made my 15yo self bawl my eyes out). Reading it again as an adult, I found a whole other layer of complexity in the story (and bawled my eyes out even more so!). Beautiful story about humanity, cruelty, poverty and kindness..
16 June 2014
Anna Sewell wrote her only book late in life. Often wordy and showing its age, it is none the less a well written story about animal cruelty and how we should treat others. It is written in the first person from the perspective of Black Beauty. Sewell describes men who are cruel and those who are kind and the effect their treatment has on their horses.
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Anna Sewell sees in the horse qualities that she would like to see in people
10 December 2014 - Published on Amazon.com
6 people found this helpful.
What is left to be said about a book that has sold over 50 million copies and did for the humane treatment of animals what Uncle Tom's Cabin did to help abolish slavery? Anna Sewell was a hundred years or more ahead of her time. She tried to see the world from the perspective of the horse, which is exactly what the modern concept of "Natural Horsemanship" attempts to do. The book is a collection of tales about the humans which come and go from the life of the horse named Black Beauty. Some are cruel and heartless, others are gentle and considerate. Some are hard-working and honest, others are selfish and vain. To the author, the horse is trusting, empathetic, and uncomplaining, in spite of the wrongs that he is subjected to. Anna Sewell sees in the horse qualities that she would like to see in people. And through her eyes we understand that a truly compassionate person has room in their heart for the considerate treatment of animals.
IT's a classic
5 July 2016 - Published on Amazon.com
5 people found this helpful.
I love how it talks about how horses suffer for the sake of human vanity. This book very much shaped the way I look at and communicate with my animals from a very young age - particularly my horses. Many bits of this story play in my mind when I buy, sell and trail horses to this day.
23 September 2018 - Published on Amazon.com
One person found this helpful.
I only vaguely recalled reading a book by this name as a child, and so my heart leaped at the chance to read it again as an adult. I was not disappointed. I felt so many emotions reading this "horse's autobiography" that I would gladly read it a third time! Rest assured, any children I might have will know this story, and I will always be even more mindful of how I treat horses.
Not super exciting, but I'm glad I read it!
31 March 2017 - Published on Amazon.com
2 people found this helpful.
Not a super compelling read, but did a great job of putting me in the mindset of an animal. I've never really thought about what life would be like through the eyes of a horse and it was fascinating to be given a new perspective like that. A good book to read at least once in your life.
A Beautiful Tail/Tale
23 July 2015 - Published on Amazon.com
4 people found this helpful.
I ashamedly admit that until now /I had never read this book. I loved the fact that it was written in the horses' perspective (I had no idea that would be the case) and positively adored it. If there is a movie, I will never watch it as I think it would be positively ruinous to the perception I have formed of the book.