Avec sa robe noire et son étoile blanche sur le front, Black Beauty est un cheval splendide qui fait la fierté de son maître, un riche seigneur de la campagne anglaise. En compagnie d'un poney et d'une jument, il vit ainsi des années de bonheur. Mais le destin lui fera connaître d'autres maîtres, lui apprenant, comme il le raconte lui-même, que si les hommes sont souvent bons, ils peuvent être parfois cruels.
Highly collectable hardback Puffin Classics with stunningly beautiful cover designs. Black Beauty is a handsome, sweet-tempered colt with a strong spirit. As a young colt he is free to gallop in the fresh green meadows with his beloved mother, Duchess, and their kind master. But when his owners are forced to sell him, Black Beauty goes from a life of comfort and kindness to one of hard labour and cruelty. Bravely he works as hard as he can, suffering at the hands of men who treat animals badly. But Black Beauty has an unbreakable spirit and will, and is determined to survive . . .
Black Beauty is a handsome, sweet-tempered colt with a strong spirit. As a young colt he is free to gallop in the green meadows with his mother, Duchess, and their kind master. But when his owners are forced to sell him, Black Beauty goes from a life of comfort and kindness to one of hard labour and cruelty.
Probably the most popular horse story of all time, Black Beauty tells the story of one horse's long and varied life. On the one hand, a fully engaging novel and on the other hand, a strong statement against animal maltreatment. Anna Sewell's classic novel has enthralled readers since it was first published in 1877.
Features a hardback cover and the audio CD inserted into a wallet inside the back cover, making the book and CD easy to store together. This title presents the classic story of the adventures of a beautiful horse.
Includes "Heidi": A little orphan girl is forced to live with her grumpy grandfather in a lonely hut in the Alps, and eventually comes to love her mountain life; "What Katy Did": Katy intends to be beautiful and good one day... So when an accident happens, Katy must be brave and hold on to her dreams; and, "Black Beauty".