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Anna Sewell (1820–1878)

Autor(a) de Black Beauty: The Autobiography of a Horse

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About the Author

Anna Sewell, March 30, 1820 - April 25, 1878 Anna Sewell was on March 30, 1820 in Yarmouth, Norfolk, England. She was raised a Quaker by her father a bank manager and her mother, a children's novelist. At the age of fourteen, Sewell hurt her knee during a fall and the injury never healed right. mostrar mais Even though she could not walk well, she could still ride horses and drive a horse drawn buggy. It was this form of freedom that sparked her concern for the welfare of horses. She wrote "Black Beauty" when she was in her fifties, but died a year after it was published in 1877. While she never earned much from the book while she was alive, after her death, the novel snowballed into a something extraordinary. The book was about the abuses horses sustained in their lifetimes, but was told from the unique viewpoint of the horse. Even though the book was intended for children, it impacted all generations and caused everyone who read it to take a look at the inhumane treatment horses received. In the one hundred plus years since "Black Beauty" had been published, over 30 million copies have been printed. At least eight motion pictures have been made based on the novel and it is a well known children's classic. Anna Sewell died on April 25, 1878 in Old Catton, Norfolk. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

Obras de Anna Sewell

Black Beauty (Classic Starts) (1982) — Autor — 327 cópias
Black Beauty Coloring Book (1996) 54 cópias
Greatest Horse Stories (1999) 27 cópias
The Annotated Black Beauty (1989) 11 cópias
Siyah Inci (2008) 6 cópias
Black Beauty (Abridged) (1982) 4 cópias
Black Beauty Illustrated (2019) 4 cópias
Black beauty (1877) — Autor — 3 cópias
Big Big Favorite Stories (1946) 2 cópias
Black Beauty. Dean edition (1960) 2 cópias
Lucile 2 cópias
VIDEO Black Beauty 1 exemplar(es)
Black Beauty 1 exemplar(es)
Siyah Inci-Kisaltilmis Metin (2019) 1 exemplar(es)
Black beauty (2011) 1 exemplar(es)
SWART GLORIE 1 exemplar(es)
UYR LEVEL-2 BLACK BEAUTY (2011) 1 exemplar(es)
Black Beauty (1988) 1 exemplar(es)
הסיח השחור 1 exemplar(es)
Sleeping Beauty (1952) 1 exemplar(es)
Black Beauty [Cecil Aldin ills.] (1930) 1 exemplar(es)
Schwarzes Fohlen Hurrikan (1973) 1 exemplar(es)
Black Beauty (Abridged) 1 exemplar(es)
Black Beauty (Condensed) 1 exemplar(es)
Black Beauty: Pop-up Bk (1980) 1 exemplar(es)
Zwarte Prins 1 exemplar(es)
O Cavalo Preto Livro 1 (1997) 1 exemplar(es)
Black Beauty Audiobook 1 exemplar(es)
Black Beauty-CD 1 exemplar(es)
Black Company 1 exemplar(es)
Melnais Skaistulis : romāns (1998) 1 exemplar(es)
Černý krasavec 1 exemplar(es)
Černý hřebec 1 exemplar(es)
Fagri Blakkur 1 exemplar(es)
Snug Corner Series 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

Black Beauty [1994 film] (1994) — Original novel — 301 cópias
The New Junior Classics Volume 07: The Animal Book (1938) — Contribuinte — 200 cópias
The Young Folks' Shelf of Books, Volume 09: Call of Adventure (1900) — Contribuinte — 154 cópias
Anna Sewell's Black Beauty: The Graphic Novel (2005) — Original novel — 126 cópias
Horse Tales (1976) — Contribuinte — 76 cópias
Richard Adams's Favorite Animal Stories (1979) — Contribuinte — 73 cópias
Key Words Reading Scheme: The Open Door to Reading (1967) — Contribuinte — 50 cópias
The Junior Classics Volume 08: Animal and Nature Stories (1912) — Contribuinte — 42 cópias
Herds of Thunder, Manes of Gold (1989) — Contribuinte — 40 cópias
Min skattkammare. D. 5, Noaks ark (1957) — Contribuinte — 12 cópias
Great Horse Stories (2010) — Contribuinte — 9 cópias
The New Roger Caras Treasury of Great Horse Stories (1999) — Contribuinte — 3 cópias
Courage of Black Beauty [1957 film] — Original book — 2 cópias


Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
Data de falecimento
Local de enterro
Quaker Burial Ground, Lammas, Norfolk, England, UK
País (para mapa)
England, UK
Local de nascimento
Yarmouth, England, UK
Local de falecimento
Old Catton, Norfolk, England, UK
Locais de residência
Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, UK (birth)
Old Catton, Norfolk, England, UK (death)
Wick, England, UK
Dalton, England, UK
Lancing, West Sussex, England, UK
Brighton, Sussex, England, UK
at home
Sewell, Mrs. Mary (mother)
Pequena biografia
Anna Sewell was the daughter of popular English poet and children's writer Mary Sewell and her husband Isaac, devout Quakers. Anna was disabled as the result of a childhood injury and was confined to home for much of her life. She helped edit her mother's works. In 1845, the family moved to Lancing in West Sussex, and it may have been here, with the acquisition of a pony chaise, that Anna developed her love of horses. Her only published novel was Black Beauty (1877), but its lasting fame and popularity is so great as to make her one of the all-time bestselling writers. It was published when she was 57 years old, and she died five months later.



Possible Children's Story From Horse's Perspective em Name that Book (Janeiro 2017)


"Black Beauty" is the classic horse story, a beautiful and touching tale told by the title character himself. Set in Victorian London, it follows 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.
PlumfieldCH | 1 outra resenha | May 11, 2024 |
Read by Simon Vance, Black Beauty describes his life in Victorian London, and that of his fellow horses. As he takes us through his life, he explains how man in his ignorance, pride, or drunkenness can make a horse's life as dismal as it would be under the care of an intentionally cruel master, and in contrast, how much better for the horse's health and spirit is a gentle hand and understanding heart.
TraSea | outras 207 resenhas | Apr 29, 2024 |
A horse's life can be filled with love and tenderness. It can also be filled with meanness and cruelty. Black Beauty learns both sides of life in this classic tale by Anna Sewell.
PlumfieldCH | outras 2 resenhas | Mar 10, 2024 |
AnkaraLibrary | outras 207 resenhas | Feb 29, 2024 |



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