Book cover for Black Beauty

Black Beauty

Age 12 +



06 September 2018
240 pages
Imprint: Macmillan Collector's Library


Laced with generous doses of moral virtue . . . Black Beauty has more integrity and decency than the average human
Sewell’s novel should be regarded as a work of protest literature, the forerunner less of Lassie or the novels of Christine Pullein-Thompson than of today’s animal rights activism and anti-hunting lobby
With vivid detail and simple, yet lyrical, prose, Black Beauty describes both the cruelty and kindness that an ebony-coloured horse experiences through his lifetime