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April 2017 - Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

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Anne @archie2000 writes:

"Read for April : have just decided short, sweet, sad, free on kindle, Black Beauty by Anna Sewell .
Classic children's book, and one of the very few I have read more than once as an adult, I always shed a tear for poor Ginger."​
 

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Thanks Anne .. will have the tissues ready. Loved this book as a child and re read it again and again.

Lovely choice.
 

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Anne @archie2000 writes:

"Read for April : have just decided short, sweet, sad, free on kindle, Black Beauty by Anna Sewell .
Classic children's book, and one of the very few I have read more than once as an adult, I always shed a tear for poor Ginger."​
I've still got the original book from when I was a young girl, loved it.

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LOL - I have read it again in adulthood - and was surprised how very short it seemed - always lasted me half a week as a little un! I agree about Ginger and am absolutely certain I'd shed a tear now whereas in my yoof I never would have.

Both Amanda Barrie and Sheila Ferguson had me in tears the other night watching the Real Marigold ......
 
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Always found this heartbreaking as a child.......nothing's changed :cry:
 

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Still enjoying it ... sad though and remembering where some of my love of animals came from.
 
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Don't think I've ever read it, although have been horse mad all my life!

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Wonderful book. Read it lots of times as a child,still got it,may read it again,but now I'm allowed to cry.:crying1::crying1:
 
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I'm going to start this tonight. Haven't finished the last book but I loved this as a child and read it to my daughter when she was little so lots of happy memories and tears

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Finished this book a couple of days ago. It's a long time since I read it to my daughter and this book and film series started her love of horses and she still has Puzzle her dressage horse today. So when I read it this time I found myself relating each character to either the ponies Katy has owned or those of her friends at the yard. This made the book even more personal, enjoyable and sad. I did get muddled with the events of the book and the film as they do differ slightly but that aside I enjoyed reading this. Anna Sewell must have owned horses herself as her writing really brought out the characters and she really understood the different styles of handlers of horses too. Well done for choosing this Anne @CWH
 

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I read this many times as a child but I found it different as an adult. I could only remember a small part of it, ie the fire and poor Ginger! I remembered it as being a "lighter" story, but that was probably reading it with a child's eyes. I'm glad I've read it again. Thanks for recommending it @CWH.
 
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I enjoyed it Anne... found it different than when I was a child but still cried in all the right places ... :(

Hope we can get more members for this lovely club ..

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