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Black Beauty – Timeless bestselling equestrian classic

Black Beauty is as an autobiographical memoir told to us by the horse Black Beauty. Black Beauty recounts  his life, beginning with carefree days with his mother, as a colt on an English farm, followed by a rather difficult life pulling cabs in London, ending fortunately with his happy retirement in the country. Along the …

 

The Wind in the Willows – Classic Children’s Book

The Wind in the Willows is a children’s novel by Kenneth Grahame, first published in 1908. Alternately slow moving and fast paced, it focuses on four anthropomorphised animals in a pastoral version of Edwardian England. The novel is notable for its mixture of mysticism, adventure, morality and camaraderie, and celebrated for its evocation of the …

 
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