A stunning picture-book introduction to the first famous fictional horse! Anna Sewell’s classic Black Beauty comes vividly to life in this 40-page picture-book adaptation by Sharon Lerner. Follow the famous stallion as he meets many masters, from Squire Gordon, whose wife Black Beauty saves nearly at the cost of his own life; to the cruel Nicholas Skinner, who drives horses to death; and finally to a reunion with Joe, the kind groom he knew as a colt. Caldecott Award winner Susan Jeffers illustrates this beloved tale with lush watercolor drawings guaranteed to delight and enchant children.
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Published by Random House Books for Young Readers Sep 22, 2009| 40 Pages| 9 x 12| 5-9 years| ISBN 9780375858925