FICTION FOR OLDER CHILDREN
Finding Black Beauty
A re-imagining of Anna Sewell’s classic adventure, Finding Black Beauty is told from the point of view of a young girl who masquerades as a boy in order to become a groom. Aspiring groom Josie comes to love Beauty and when they are separated she travels to London to find him – on the way solving the mystery of her long-lost mother.
A sweeping tale of a young girl and her love for a horse, and the circumstances that divide them.
“Full of excitement, action and adventure; like Sewell’s classic … [Lou Kuenzler] gives the story a terrific twist.” Books for Keeps
A beautiful version of the classic ‘Black Beauty’ with a twist “.… As soon as I started reading, I knew I was going to love the character of Josie” – Library Girl And Book Boy
“The reader comes away with a deep love and affection for Black Beauty, and with tears in the eyes. A great retelling.” – Minerva Reads