Black Beauty Interactive Course

2022 January 22
black beauty study guide

Not only is Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, the most popular horse book, it’s one of the best-selling books of all time, with over fifty million copies sold. The book has also been translated into fifty different languages.

Written in 1877, this classic book is my favorite horse story and still has much to teach us today. In Sewell’s own words, her purpose for writing the book was "to induce kindness, sympathy, and an understanding treatment of horses."

Learn about horses, Victorian England, the author Anna Sewell, and her Christian beliefs in this interactive course on the best-selling book, Black Beauty.

For each chapter of the book, the course provides:

  • A video pairing the text with an audio version of the chapter (read in a nice British accent)
  • Commentary videos for each of the forty-nine chapters
  • Interactive, self-correcting online quizzes
  • Printable PDF version of each quiz

Take a look at the course page on the Homeschool Spark website.

You can view the videos for chapter 1 and try out the first quiz.

black beauty online quiz

You may use any unabridged version of Black Beauty with the course - or just listen to it from the audio version in the class videos. But if you'd like a print copy, this new version has incredible illustrations.

Black Beauty Hardcover Illustrated by Christian Birmingham


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