Black Beauty

Black Beauty

(Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition)

Foreword by:
Jacket Illustrator: Jillian Tamaki

Additional Formats
  • ePub
  • ISBN 9781101574980
  • 224 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult


Anna Sewell’s moving story is one of the best-loved animal adventures ever written, this Penguin Threads edition of Black Beauty includes a new foreword by Pulitzer Prize winner Jane Smiley, cover art by Jillian Tamaki and deluxe French flaps.

Commissioned by award-winning Penguin art director Paul Buckley, the Penguin Threads series debuts with cover art by Jillian Tamaki for three gift-worthy Penguin Classics. Sketched out in a traditional illustrative manner, then hand stitched using needle and thread, the final covers are sculpt embossed for a tactile, textured, and beautiful book design that will appeal to the Etsy(tm)-loving world of handmade crafts.

The Penguin Classics Deluxe series has been celebrated for its unique packaging and innovative design. The books of the Penguin Threads series will make truly special gifts and will be welcome additions to any craft or literature lover’s collection.

Cover artist Jillian Tamaki received a Society of Illustrators (Gold) award for Black Beauty.

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