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Black Beauty - by Anna Sewell

Published: November 24, 1877

Author: Anna Sewell

Adaptations: Black Beauty (1994), Black Beauty (1971), Black Beauty(1978)

Genres: Fiction, Novel, Children’s literature

The story is narrated in the first person as an autobiographical memoir told by the titular horse named Black Beauty—beginning with his carefree days as a colt on an English farm with his mother, to his difficult life pulling cabs in London, to his happy retirement in the country. 132 more words

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Quakers

Many years ago my dad was a long standing member of the local cacti association branch in Kingston upon Thames. They met at the Friends Hall in Eden Street which was more commonly called the Quakers Hall. 672 more words

#UBCMayChallenge2015 | Day 3 | Spell M.A.Y.

Day 3 of the #UBCMayChallenge2015 was to spell May. Originally I tried to do it with just the first letter of titles, but turns out I have no books that begin with the letter ‘Y’, at all. 260 more words

Still Waiting For The Sequel...

And waiting and waiting…

Okay, so some authors are less prolific than others.  James Patterson, for instance, had more than a dozen books released under his name last year.   1,672 more words

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Five Fascinating Facts about Black Beauty

Fun facts about Black Beauty and the novel’s author, Anna Sewell

1. Anna Sewell’s novel Black Beauty is one of the biggest-selling novels of all time. 588 more words

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March 30th - Author of Anna Sewell born - "Black Beauty" theme tune

In 1820, #AnnaSewell,  author of #BlackBeauty was born.   Hum along to the famous theme tune from the TV series

Black Beauty


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Know Your History - 30th March - Anna Sewell born

On this day…

30th March, 1820 – Anna Sewell born

Anna Sewell (30 March 1820 – 25 April 1878) was an English novelist, best known as the author of the classic novel Black Beauty . 112 more words

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