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Black Beauty
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First edition, F. M. Lupton Publishing Company, New York
Author Anna Sewell
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Genre Children's literature
Publisher Jarrold & Sons
Publication date
24 November 1877
Pages 255

Black Beauty is the name given to a children's book by Anna Sewell.

A horse named Black Beauty is the main character in the book. In this book, the horse tells a story about his own life and experiences.

The story begins with Black Beauty being a comfortable and free young horse living with his mother. When he is old enough, he is sold from farm to farm and is owned by different people. Through his adventures, Black Beauty meets many people, the kind and the cruel. He also makes new friends and experiences many difficulties. The book was published in 1877.

It was banned in South Africa during the Apartheid era because of the title, even though it was about a horse.

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