First Edition, Black Beauty by Anna Sewell.With fifty million copies sold, Black Beauty is one of the best-selling books of all time. While forthrightly teaching animal welfare, it also teaches how to treat people with kindness, sympathy, and respect.
Dame Daphne Sheldrick has devoted her life to raising and rehabilitating orphan elephants into the wild in Kenya thru the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust. The orphans are gradually reintegrated back into the wild. She's helped to set up similar programs throughout Africa and SE Asia & she tirelessly campaigns against the abuse of captive animals and against poaching.