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Black Beauty and the Thunderstorm

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Story by Susan Hill; Illustrated by Bill Farnsworth; Inspired by Anna Sewell

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Black Beauty has just been bought by a new owner, Jerry. During a terrible storm, Jerry’s daughter is lost outside. Will Black Beauty save her, or escape to freedom?
     The beloved Black Beauty returns in this new story created especially for beginning readers.

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  Black Beauty and the Thunderstorm
CHAPTER ONEMy Own True Name
 
 I have had many names.
But the name I knew first,
the one that is my own true name,
is Black Beauty.When I was young,
I lived in a green meadow
and ran free with my mother
and my friends.Then I was sold.
I had a lot of bad luck
and worse owners.Finally, a cabdriver named Jerry
became my new master.Jerry’s family ran out to greet us
when we got to the big city.
Everyone spoke at once.
“Let’s call him Jack!”
said a girl named Dolly
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  • Story by Susan Hill; Illustrated by Bill Farnsworth; Inspired by Anna Sewell

  • SUE HILL is the author of the Baby Raccoon I Can Read books and many other beginning readers.

    BILL FARNSWORTH is the illustrator of many books, including the Kaya series from American Girls.

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Black Beauty and the Thunderstorm

My Readers

Story by Susan Hill; Illustrated by Bill Farnsworth; Inspired by Anna Sewell

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