Black Beauty

By Anna Sewell (Author)

This powerful narrative, told from the perspective of a horse, is now available in an unabridged paperback volume in Union Square & Co.’s Children's Signature Editions series.

Despite Black Beauty being her only published work, Anna Sewell is widely regarded as one of the most successful children's novelists from England. Black Beauty chronicles the life of a horse in Victorian England. At the hands of different owners, he experiences discipline, friendship, overwork, and, ultimately, love. Young readers will be moved by this empathetic novel about animal treatment—a story that’s still relevant today.  

This rich and realistic classic animal story is now available in its entirety in this paperback edition, perfect for young readers’ libraries. 

Anna Sewell (1820–1878) was an English novelist. She is the author of the 1877 novel Black Beauty, her only published work, which is considered one of the top ten bestselling novels for children, although the author intended the work for an adult audience. Sewell died only five months after Black Beauty ​was published, but she lived long enough to experience the positive reception to her work. 

Pub Date: 9/3/2024

ISBN: 9781454956754

Price: $9.99 / $12.99 CAN

Format: Paperback

Pages: 216 pages

Trim: 5.25 x 8 x 0 Inches

Territories: World

Category: Classics

Age Range: 8 and up

Publisher: Union Square Kids

Series: Children's Signature Editions