Classic Starts Abridged Editions: Black Beauty
Black Beauty is the classic horse story, a beautiful and touching tale told by the title character himself.
Set in Victorian London, it follows Black Beauty’s life and changing fortunes as he moves from owner to owner. As the horse encounters new experiences and new friends who reveal their own histories, the story quietly paints a fascinating portrait of how animals were treated during that era.
With Classic Starts, readers can experience the wonder of timeless stories at a more manageable reading level. Abridged for easier reading and carefully rewritten, each classic novel is still filled with all the magic and excitement that made the original tale a notable favorite.