Black Beauty: The Greatest Horse Story Ever Told (DK Classic Readers Level 4, Grades 2-4)
Travel with Black Beauty as he overcomes the harsh life of a carriage horse to rejoin his beloved owners in this retelling of the Anna Sewell classic. This Dorling Kindersley Classic Reader combines evocative illustrations and stunning photographs with one of the greatest stories of children's... show more
Travel with Black Beauty as he overcomes the harsh life of a carriage horse to rejoin his beloved owners in this retelling of the Anna Sewell classic. This Dorling Kindersley Classic Reader combines evocative illustrations and stunning photographs with one of the greatest stories of children's literature, adapted and retold for today's young people. This delightful book will capture and hold children's interest while developing their reading skills and deepening their appreciation of this timeless tale. Follow Black Beauty's remarkable story -- and discover what a horse's life was really like in Victorian times. These 48-page books about fascinating subjects like pirates, mummies, and volcanoes are for proficient readers who can understand a rich vocabulary and challenging sentence structure. In addition to the stunning photographs, informative sidebars, and glossary, readers will find archival photographs and paintings. Averaging 4,500 to 5,000 words in length, Level 4 books are 40 percent pictures and 40 percent text. The Dorling Kindersley Readers combine an enticing visual layout with high-interest, easy-to-read stories to captivate and delight young bookworms who are just getting started. Written by leading children's authors and compiled in consultation with literacy experts, these engaging books build reader confidence along with a lifelong appreciation for nonfiction, classic stories, and biographies. There is a DK Reader to interest every child at every level, from preschool to grade 4.
Publish date: 2000-02-01
Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Inc.
Pages no: 48
Edition language: English
This is the classic story of Black Beauty, but retold for children. Really nice book and touching story.