Ruth Brown retells the classic tale Black Beauty for the very youngest horse lovers, with stunning illustrations full of verve and vitality.
Discover the magic of Anna Sewell's Black Beauty in this picture book, retold and stunningly illustrated by Ruth Brown for the very youngest of horse lovers.
Black Beauty's story improved the lives of horses all over the world. Seen through his own eyes, young horse lovers will be swept up in his incredible journey from a peaceful paddock to the streets of London. No matter what he encounters, nothing can break Black Beauty's spirit.
'A real treat for young horse-lovers' Irish Times
“Ruth Brown's artwork captures the fluctuating fortunes of the equine hero... This version will be a real treat for young horse-lovers”
“A sumptuous visual feast”
“Brown illustrates in a rich, pastoral style”
“A handsome picture book. Ruth Brown's painterly style is just right for Beauty’s story and her rich, full-spread illustrations perfectly capture the major incidents in the horse’s life”
Andrea Reece, Lovereading4Kids
“Brown draws people and horses with facility, grace, and expression. A satisfying picture book for young horse fans.”
“Ruth Brown's painterly style is just right for the story and this will be enjoyed equally by those new to the original and those who already love Black Beauty’s story.”
Books for Keeps
“Ruth Brown has taken Anna Sewell's classic Black Beauty, one of the best-loved books of all time and turned it into a handsome picture book.”
Andrea Reece, LoveReading4Kids
“A good introduction to a classic, perfect for classroom reading and storytimes with older children.”
School Library Journal
“Illustrated on every page with the most stunning artwork, dramatically and vividly capturing the emotions of each scene depicted.”
“Another masterpiece from the brush of Ruth Brown!”
The School Librarian
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